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Jamison DT, Breman JG, Measham AR, et al., editors. Priorities in Health. Washington (DC): The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank; 2006.

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Priorities in Health.

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Abbreviations and Acronyms

ARTantiretroviral therapy
BCGBacille Calmette-Guérin
CVDcardiovascular disease
DCP2 Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition
DALYdisability-adjusted life year
DOTSan internationally disseminated strategy that has effectively combated the spread of tuberculosis
GDPgross domestic product
HibHaemophilus influenzae type B
IMCIIntegrated Management of Childhood Illness
ITNinsecticide-treated net
MDGMillennium Development Goal
NGOnongovernmental organization
ORToral rehydration therapy
SARSsevere acute respiratory syndrome
STIsexually transmitted infection
WHOWorld Health Organization

All dollar amounts are U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated.

Copyright © 2006, The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank Group.
Bookshelf ID: NBK10263


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