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AEP Adolescence Education Programme
AIDS AcquiredImmuneDeficiency Syndrome
AIIMS All India Institute of Medical Sciences
AIM AIDS Impact Model
ANC Antenatal Clinic
ANC Antenatal Care
ART Anti Retroviral Treatment
ARV Anti Retro Viral 
ASFR Age Specific Fertility Rate
ASHA Accredited Social Health Activist
BCC Behaviour Change Communication
BCSU Blood Camponent Separation Units
BFPNI Breast Feeding Promotion Network of India
BMGF Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
BSC Blood Storage Centre
BSS Behavioural Surveilance Survey
CBO Community- Based Organisation
CCC Community Care Centres
CDC Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CHC Community Health Centres
CLHIV Children Living with HIV
CMIS Computerised Management Information System
CoE Centre of Excellence
CPFMS Computerised Project Financial Management System
CPGRAMS Computerised Public Grievance Redress & Monitoring System
CSMP Condom Social Marketing Programme
CST Care Support and Treatment
CVM Condom Vending Machine
DAC Department of AIDS Control
DAPCU District AIDS Prevention Control Unit
DBS Dried Blood Spot
DCGI Drugs Controller General of India
DFID Department of International Development, UK
DHR Department of Health Research
DIC Drop in Centres
DLN District Level Network
DTC Delhi Transport Corporation
DWCD Department of Women & Child Development
EID Early Infant Diagnosis
EPP Estimation and Projection Package
EQAS External Quality Assurance Scheme
ESCM Enhanced Syndromic Case Management
FC Female Condom
FHI Family Health International
FICTC Facility Integrated Counseling & Testing Centre
FPA Forum of Parliamentarians on HIV & AIDS
FRU First Referral Unit
FSW Female Sex Worker
GFATM Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
GIPA Greater Involvement of People with HIV/ AIDS
GIS Geographic Information System
HIV Human Immuno Deficiency Virus
HLFPPT Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust
HMIS Health Management Information System
HRG High Risk Group
HSS HIV Sentinel Surveillance
IAP Indian Academy of Pediatrics
IAVI International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
IBBA Integrated Biological and Behavioural Assessment
IBBS Integrated Biological and Behavioural Surveillance
ICF Intesified TB Case Finding
ICMR Indian Council off Medical Research
ICRW International Centre for Research on Women
ICTC Integrated Council and Testing Centre
IDU Injecting Drug User
IEC Information, Education and Communication
IHBAS Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences
IL & FS Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited
IMR Infant Mortality Rate
INC Indian Nursing Council
IRDA Insurance Regulatory Development Authority
JAT Joint Appraisal Team
KHPT Karnataka Health Promotion Trust
LAC Link Anti Retroviral Therapy Centre
LART Link Anti Retroviral Therapy
LFU Lostt to Follow-up cases
LWS Link Worker Scheme
M & E Monitoring & Evaluation
MARP Most at Risk Population
MCD Municipal Corporation of Delhi
MoHFW Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
MoU Memorandum of Understanding
MSM Men who have Sex with Men
NABH National Accreditation Board of Hospitals & Healthcare Providers
NABL National Accreditation Board for Laboratories
NACO National AIDS Control Organization
NACP National Aids Control Programme
NARI National AIDS Research Institute
NBTA National Blood Transfusion Authority
NDMC New Delhi Municipal Corporation
NEQAS National External Quality Assessment Scheme
NERO North Eastern Regional Office
NFHS National Family Health Survey
NGO Non- Government Organisation
NIHFW  National Institute of Health and Family Welfare
NIMS National Institute of Medical Statistics
NRHM National Rural Health Mission
NRL National Referral Centre
NTSU National Technical Support Unit
NWG National Working Group
NYKS Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan
OBG Obstetrics & Gynaecology
OI Opportunistic Infections
ORT Oral Substitution Therapy
OST Opioid Substitution Therapy
PEP Post- Exposure Prophylaxis
PFHI Public Health Foundation of India
PFI Population Foundation of India
PHC Public Health Center
PHC Primary Health Centre
PLHIV People Living with HIV
PPP Public Private Partnership
PPTCT Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission
PPTCT Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission of HIV
PRI Panchayati Raj Institution
RBTC Regional Blood Transfusion Centre
RCH Reproductive Child Health
RFD Result Framework Document
RGI Registrar General of India
RI Regional Institute 
RNTCP Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme
RRC Red Ribbon Club
RRE Red Ribbon Express
RSBY Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna
RTI Reproductive Tract Infection
SAARC South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
SACS State AIDS Control Society
SBTC State Blood Transfusion Council
SIMS Strategic Information Management System
SIMS Stategic Information Management System
SIMU Strategic Information Management Unit
SMM Single Male Migrant
SMO Social Marketing Organisation
SRL State Reference Laboratory
SRS Sample Registration System
STD Sexually Transmitted Disease
STI Sexually Transmitted Infections
STRC State Training & Resource Centre
TAC Technical Advisory Committee
TB Tuberculosis
TFR Total Fertility Rate
TG Transgender
THP Truckers' Halting Point
TI Targeted Interventions
TRG Technical Resource Group
TSG Technical Support Group
TSU Technical Support Unit
UN United Nations
UNAIDS United Nations AIDS
UNAIDS United Nations Programme on HIV/ AIDS
UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/ AIDS
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNICEF United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund
UPSACS Uttar Pradesh State AIDS Control Society
USAID United States Agency for International Development
USAIDS United State AIDS
UT Union Territory
VBD Voluntary Blood Donation
VCTC Voluntary Blood Donation
WG Working Group
WHO World Health Organisation