Annual Report of the Director - 2011
Health and the Millennium Development Goals: From Commitment to Action


ACEMI Colombian Association of Comprehensive Medical Companies
ACP African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
AECID Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation
AIDS Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
ALAPE Latin American Pediatrics Association
ALARM Advanced labor and risk management
AMI Amazon Malaria Initiative
ART Antiretroviral treatment
CALMA Center for Breastfeeding Support (El Salvador)
CAREC Caribbean Epidemiology Center
CCA Common Country Assessment
CCHS Canadian Community Health Survey
CDC U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CEES Concertación Educativa de El Salvador
CELADE Latin American & Caribbean Demographic Center (ECLAC)
CENTA National Center for Agricultural and Forestry Technology (El Salvador)
CIDA Canadian International Development Agency
CLAP/SMR Latin American Center for Perinatology/Women’s and Reproductive Health
COMISCA Council of Ministers of Health of Central America
COMMCA Council of Ministers for Women in Central America
CONASAN National Council on Food and Nutritional Security (El Salvador)
CONE Essential Obstetric and Neonatal Care (Cuidados Obstétricos y Neonatales Esenciales)
CPANDRH Pan American Conference on Drug Regulatory Harmonization
CRS Congenital rubella syndrome
DASALUD-Chocó Administrative Department of Health and Social Security of Chocó (Colombia)
DOTS Directly observed treatment - short course
ECC Eastern Caribbean Countries Office (PAHO/WHO office in Barbados)
ECLAC Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
ECO Community-based Family Health Team
ENIPLA National Intersectoral Strategy for Family Planning (Ecuador)
ESAVI Events supposedly attributable to vaccination and immunization
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization
FDA United States Food and Drug Administration
FEPPEN Pan American Federation of Nursing Professionals
FIGO International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
FOROSAN Regional Forum on Food and Nutritional Security
FLASOG Latin American Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology Societies
FVP Faces, Voices, Places of the MDGs
GLAAS Global Annual Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water
HAART Highly active antiretroviral therapy
GAVI Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization
GTR Regional Inter-Agency Task Force for Maternal Mortality Reduction
Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b
HIV Human immunodeficiency virus
HPV Human papilloma virus
ICM International Confederation of Midwives
IDB Inter-American Development Bank
IHSDN Integrated health service delivery networks
ILO International Labor Organization
IMAI Integrated Management of Adolescent and Adult Illnesses
IMCI Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
INCAP Nutrition Institute of Central America and Panama
IPPF International Planned Parenthood Federation
JICA Japan International Cooperation Agency
MDG Millennium Development Goals
MDR-TB Multidrug resistant tuberculosis
MIFC Program to Empower Women, Families and Communities (El Salvador)
MND Belize Ministry of National Development
NGO Nongovernmental organization
NORAD Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
OAS Organization of American States
OCHA Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
PAHO Pan American Health Organization
PANCAP Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS
PAND Pan American Alliance for Nutrition and Development
PANDRH Pan American Network for Drug Regulatory Harmonization
PEPFAR United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
PHAC Public Health Agency of Canada
PLoS Public Library of Science
PRISM Performance of Routine Information System Management
RAVREDA Amazon Network for the Surveillance of Anti-malarial Drug Resistance
SICA Central American Integration System
SIDA Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
SIG Free Child Care (Haiti)
SIP Perinatal Information System
SOG Free Obstetric Care (Haiti)
STI Sexually transmitted infection
TAG Technical advisory group
TB Tuberculosis
TCC Technical Cooperation among Countries
TDR Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases
UF Undifferentiated fever
UN United Nations
UNAIDS United Nations Joint Program on HIV/AIDS
UNDAF United Nations Development Assistance Framework
UNDOC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
UNDP United Nations Development Program
UNEP United Nations Environment Program
UNFPA United Nations Population Fund
UNDG-LAC United Nations Development Group Regional Team for Latin America and the Caribbean
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Program
UNHCHR United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women
UNIVO Universidad del Oriente (El Salvador)
UNOPS United Nations Office for Project Services
USAID United States Agency for International Development
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
WFP World Food Program
WHO World Health Organization