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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
TBtuberculosis
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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