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Acronyms

AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome

APOC African Program for Onchocerciasis Control

BCG Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CMV congenital cytomegalovirus

CNTD Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases at Liverpool University

DALY disability-adjusted life-year

DDT dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

DEC diethylcarbamazine

DENV dengue virus

DHF dengue hemorrhagic fever

DNDi Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative

DRC Democratic Republic of Congo

DSS dengue shock syndrome

ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

FAO United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

FDA Food and Drug Administration

FGS female genital schistosomiasis

GAELF Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis



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C Acronyms AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome APOC African Program for Onchocerciasis Control BCG Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CMV congenital cytomegalovirus CNTD Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases at Liverpool University DALY disability-adjusted life-year DDT dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane DEC diethylcarbamazine DENV dengue virus DHF dengue hemorrhagic fever DNDi Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative DRC Democratic Republic of Congo DSS dengue shock syndrome ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay FAO United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization FDA Food and Drug Administration FGS female genital schistosomiasis GAELF Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis 529

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530 NEGLECTED TROPICAL AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES GAVI Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations GDP gross domestic product GHI U.S. Global Health Initiative GIS geographic information system GPELF Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis GSK GlaxoSmithKline HAT human African trypanosomiasis HDI Human Development Index HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HIV human immunodeficiency virus ICT immunochromatographic card test IDC innovative developing country IgG immunoglobulin G IgM immunoglobulin M IOM Institute of Medicine IQ intelligence quotient LAC Latin America and the Caribbean LF lymphatic filariasis MDA mass drug administration MDG Millennium Development Goal MDR multidrug-resistant MDR-TB multidrug-resistant tuberculosis NCC neurocystercercosis NECT nifurtimox-eflornithine combination therapy NGO nongovernmental organization NID neglected infectious disease NIH National Institutes of Health NTD Neglected Tropical Disease NZD Neglected Zoonotic Disease OIE World Organization for Animal Health PAHO Pan-American Health Organization PCR polymerase chain reaction PDP product-development partnership R&D research and development RNA ribonucleic acid

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531 APPENDIX C RTI Research Triangle Institue, RTI International SAFE surgery, antibiotics, face cleanliness, and environmental improvement SCI Schistomiasis Control Initiative SEARO World Health Organization Southeast Asia Regional Office STH soil-transmitted helminth TB tuberculosis UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund USAID U.S. Agency for International Development VL visceral leishmaniasis VPH veterinary public health WASHED water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and education initiatives WHO World Health Organization

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