QIDS Quality Improvement Demonstration Study

R&D research and development

RCT randomized controlled trial

RHD rheumatic heart disease

SAVVY Sample Vital Registration with Verbal Autopsy

SBP systolic blood pressure

SCMS supply chain management system

SDBP sitting diastolic blood pressure

SIM subscriber identity module

STEPS STEPwise Approach to Chronic Disease Risk Factor Surveillance

SuRF Surveillance of Chronic Disease Risk Factors

TB tuberculosis

UN United Nations

UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNDP United Nations Development Program

UNGASS United Nations General Assembly Special Sessions

UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund

USAID U.S. Agency for International Development

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture

WCTOH World Conference on Tobacco or Health

WEF World Economic Forum

WHF World Heart Federation

WHL World Hypertension League

WHO World Health Organization

WHOSIS WHO Statistical Information System

WTO World Trade Organization

Y4H Youth for Health

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