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close this bookNutrition and HIV/AIDS United Nations Administrative Committee on Coordination, Sub-Committee on Nutrition. Nutrition Policy Paper #20. Report of the 28th Session Symposium Held 3-4 April 2001, Nairobi, Kenya (UNAIDS - UNSSCN, 2001, 85 p.)
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View the documentForeword and Acknowledgements
View the documentNutrition and HIV/AIDS
View the documentOverview of the 29th Session Symposium - Nutrition and HIV/AIDS
View the documentKeynote Address
View the documentAchievements of the AIDS Support Organization (TASO) in Uganda
View the documentHIV/AIDS and Development: Unsolved Challenges for Africa
View the documentHIV/AIDS, Food and Nutrition Security: Impacts and Actions*
View the documentNutrition and the Care Package
View the documentPanel Discussion on the Implications of HIV/AIDS for Nutrition Programmes
View the documentDr. Abraham Horwitz Memorial Lecture - Infant Feeding Options for Mothers with HIV: Using women’s Insights to Guide Polices
View the documentAnnex 1 - The facts about nutrition and HIV/AIDS
View the documentAnnex 2 - Effect of breastfeeding on mortality among HIV-infected women
View the documentList of abbreviations
View the documentNutrition Policy Papers Series

List of abbreviations

ACC/SCN

Administrative Committee on Coordination, Sub-Committee on Nutrition (of the United Nations)

AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

ARI

acute respiratory infection

BFHI

Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

CCA

Common Country Assessment

CGIAR

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

CSB

corn soy blend

DANIDA

Danish International Development Assistance

DFID

Department for International Development (UK)

EU

European Union

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

GATT

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GDI

gender-related development index

GDP

gross domestic product

GNP

gross national product

HDI

human development index

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HPI

human poverty index

IFPRI

International Food Policy Research Institute

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IMR

infant mortality rate

IU

international units

IUGR

intrauterine growth retardation

IUNS

International Union of Nutrition Scientists

kcal

kilocalorie

LBW

low birthweight

MCTC

mother-to-child transmission (of HIV)

MI

Micronutrient Initiative, Ottawa

NGO

non-governmental organization

NCDs

non-communicable diseases

OECD

Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development

ODA

overseas development assistance

PLWHA

people living with HIV/AIDS

PPP

purchasing power parity

PRSP

poverty reduction strategy paper

REE

resting energy expenditure

SASO

Swaziland AIDS Support Organization

Sida

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

STD

sexually transmitted diseases

TASO

The AIDS Support Organisation, Uganda

TRIPS

trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights

UNAIDS

United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNDAF

United Nations Development Assistance Framework

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

UNHCR

United Nations High Commission for Refugees

UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

WABA

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action

WFP

World Food Programme

WHO

World Health Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization