Abbreviations and Acronyms

AIDS              Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ANC               Antenatal Care

CA                  Collaborating Agency

CHW               Community Health Worker

CSHGP           Child Survival and Health Grant Program

DHS                Demographic and Health Survey

EBF                 Exclusive Breastfeeding

EmONC          Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care

ENAP             Every Newborn: an action plan to end preventable deaths

EPCMD          Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths

EPMM                        Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality

FP                    Family Planning

HFA                Health Facility Assessment    

HIS                 Health Information System

HIV                 Human Immunodeficiency Virus

ITN                 Insecticide-Treated Nets

KMC               Kangaroo Mother Care

KPC                Knowledge, Practice, and Coverage (Survey)

LAM               Lactational Amenorrhea Method

LBW               Low-Birth Weight

LiST                Lives Saved Tool

M&E               Monitoring and Evaluation

MCHIP           Maternal and Child Integrated Program

MNC               Maternal and Newborn Care

MNCH            Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

MNH               Maternal and Newborn Health

MOH               Ministry of Health

NGO               Nongovernmental Organization

PE-E                Pre-Eclampsia or Eclampsia

PAC                Post-Abortion Care

PMTCT           Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission

PNC                Postnatal Care

PPH                 Postpartum Hemorrhage        

PVO                Private Voluntary Organization

SBA                Skilled Birth Attendant

STI                  Sexually Transmitted Infection

TBA                Traditional Birth Attendant

TRM                Technical Reference Materials

USAID           United States Agency for International Development

WHO              World Health Organization