Appendix B
Acronyms

AFP Acute Flaccid Paralysis

AFRO World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa

AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

AMRO World Health Organization Regional Office for the Americas

ANPRM Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

ARO Alert Response Operations

ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations

BATMN Boston Area Travel Medicine Network

BCTF Bushmeat Crisis Task Force

BSE Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

BTV Bluetongue Virus

CBD Convention on Biological Diversity

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CHIKV Chikungunya virus

CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization

DENV Dengue Virus

EIS Events Information Site

EMRO World Health Organization Regional Office for Eastern Mediterranean

EMS Event Management System



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Appendix B Acronyms AFP Acute Flaccid Paralysis AFRO World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome AMRO World Health Organization Regional Office for the Americas ANPRM Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ARO Alert Response Operations ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations BATMN Boston Area Travel Medicine Network BCTF Bushmeat Crisis Task Force BSE Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy BTV Bluetongue Virus CBD Convention on Biological Diversity CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CHIKV Chikungunya virus CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization DENV Dengue Virus EIS Events Information Site EMRO World Health Organization Regional Office for Eastern Mediterranean EMS Event Management System 

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 INFECTIOUS DISEASE MOVEMENT IN A BORDERLESS WORLD EU European Union EURO World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FDA Food and Drug Administration GDP Gross Domestic Product GLEWS Global Early Warning and Response System for Major Animal Diseases GOARN Global Outbreak and Response Network GPHIN Global Public Health Information Network HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus HPAI Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza IDSR Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response IHR International Health Regulations IOM Institute of Medicine LEMIS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department’s Law Enforcement Management MDR Multidrug Resistance MZCP Mediterranean Zoonoses Control Programme NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement NFP National Focal Point NGO Nongovernmental organization NHPs nonhuman primates NIC National Intelligence Council NRC National Research Council OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OFFLU OIE/FAO Animal Influenza Laboratory Network OIC Organization of Islamic Conferences OIE World Organization for Animal Health (Office International des Epizooties) PAHO Pan American Health Organization PANAFTOSA Pan American Center for Foot-and-Mouth Disease PEP Post-exposure Prophylaxis

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 APPENDIX B PERV Porcine Endogenous Retrovirus PHEICs Public Health Emergencies of International Concern SARS Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome SEARO World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia SPS Sanitary and Phytosanitary TRIPS Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights UN United Nations UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund UNWTO United Nations World Tourism Organization USDA Unites States Department of Agriculture USDA/APHIS U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service VFR Visiting Friends and Relatives WEF World Economic Forum WHA World Health Assembly WHO World Health Organization WNV West Nile Virus WPRO World Health Organization Regional Office for Western Pacific WTO World Trade Organization XDR Extensive Drug Resistance