Glossary

GLOSSARY OF COMMON ACRONYMS AND TERMINOLOGY IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

  • ACHEST AFRICAN CENTER FOR GLOBAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL
  • ACSM ADVOCACY, COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MOBILIZATION
  • AHAIC AFRICA HEALTH AGENDA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
  • AHAP AFRICA HEALTH ACCOUNTABILITY PLATFORM
  • AMNH AFRICA MEDIA NETWORK ON HEALTH
  • ANC ANTE-NATAL CARE
  • ARVs ANTIRETROVIRALS
  • ASRH ADOLESCENT SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
  • AtMP ACCESS TO MEDICINES PLATFORM
  • AU AFRICAN UNION
  • AYSRH ADOLESCENT AND YOUTH SEXUAL & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
  • BCC BEHAVIOUR CHANGE COMMUNICATION
  • CBA COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT
  • CBO COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATION
  • CDH COUNTY DIRECTOR OF HEALTH
  • CEC COUNTY EXECUTIVE COMMISSIONER
  • CEMD CONFIDENTIAL ENQUIRY TO MATERNAL DEATHS
  • CFLA COUNTY FIRST LADIES ASSOCIATION
  • CHMT COUNTY HEALTH MANAGEMENT TEAM
  • CHS Bill COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES BILL
  • CHV COMMUNITY HEALTH VOLUNTEERS
  • CHW COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS
  • CIDP COSTED IMPLEMENTATION DEVELOPMENT PLAN
  • CIP COSTED IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
  • CoG COUNCIL OF GOVERNORS
  • CPR CONTRACEPTIVE PREVALENCE RATE
  • CSE COMPREHENSIVE SEXUALITY EDUCATION
  • CSO CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS
  • DFH DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY HEALTH
  • DPHK DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS OF HEALTH IN KENYA
  • ECP EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION PILL
  • FBOS FAITH BASED ORGANIZATIONS
  • FGM FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
  • FP FAMILY PLANNING
  • GBV GENDER BASED VIOLENCE
  • GFF GLOBAL FINANCING FACILITY
  • GOK GOVERNMENT OF KENYA
  • HAI HEALTH ACTION INTERNATIONAL

HEALTH:

  • HENNET HEALTH NGOS NETWORK
  • HIV HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
  • HPO HEALTH PROMOTION OFFICER
  • HPU HEALTH PROMOTION UNIT
  • HRH HUMAN RESOURCES FOR HEALTH
  • HSAP HEALTH SYSTEMS ADVOCACY PARTNERSHIP
  • HSS HEALTH SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING
  • HWs HEALTH WORKERS
  • ICC INTER-AGENCY COORDINATING COMMITTEE
  • ICD INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES
  • ICFP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FAMILY PLANNING
  • IEC MATERIALS INFORMATION, EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION MATERIALS
  • IMCI INTERGRATED MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD DISEASES
  • IUCD INTRA UTERINE CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICE
  • IWD INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY
  • KAPS SURVEY KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICE SURVEY
  • KDHIS KENYA DATA HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM
  • KDHS KENYA DEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH SURVEY
  • KEMSA KENYA MEDICAL SUPPLIES AUTHORITY
  • KEPH KENYA ESSENTIAL PACKAGE FOR HEALTH
  • KHSSP KENYA HEALTH SECTOR STRATEGIC PLAN
  • KMPDU KENYA MEDICAL PRACTIONERS AND DENTISTS UNION
  • KOGS KENYA OBSTETRICS AND GYNACOLOGISTS ASSOCIATION
  • L&A LOBBY AND ADVOCACY
  • LAPMS LONG ACTING AND PERMANENT METHODS (OF CONTRACEPTION)
  • LARC LONG ACTING AND REVERSIBLE METHODS (OF CONTRACEPTION)
  • LGBTQI LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL,TRANSGENDER, QUEER, INTERSEX
  • LMIS LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
  • M&E MONITORING AND EVALUATION
  • MCA MEMBER OF THE COUNTY ASSEMBLY
  • MCH MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH
  • MCNH MATERNAL, CHILD AND NEONATAL HEALTH
  • MDG MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
  • MeTA MEDICINES TRANSPARENCY ALLIANCE
  • MMR MATERNAL MORTALITY RATIO
  • MoFA MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE (DUTCH)
  • MoH MINISTRY OF HEALTH
  • MPDSR MATERNAL AND PERINATAL DEATHS SURVEILLANCE REPORT
  • MSH MULTI-STAKE HOLDER
  • MTR MID TERM REVIEW
  • NCDs NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
  • NGOS NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
  • NHIF NATIONAL HOSPITAL INSURANCE FUND
  • OOP OUT OF POCKET
  • PBO ACT PUBLIC BENEFIT ORGANIZATIONS ACT
  • PEP POST EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS
  • PNC POST NATAL CARE
  • PrEP PRE EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS
  • PWD PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY
  • RH REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
  • RMHSU REPRODUCTIVE MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES UNIT
  • RMNCAH REPRODUCTIVE, MATERNAL, NEONATAL, CHILD AND ADOLESCENT
  • RTIs REPRODUCTIVE TRACT INFECTIONS
  • SDG SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
  • SGBV SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE
  • SRH SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
  • SRHC SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH COMMODITIES
  • SRHR SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS
  • STIs SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS
  • SWOT ANALYSIS STRENGTHS, WEAKNESSES, OPPORTUNITIES, THREAT ANALYSIS
  • TA TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
  • TFR TOTAL FERTILITY RATE
  • ToC THEORY OF CHANGE
  • TORs TERMS OF REFERENCE

TRANSFORMATION:

  • TWG TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP
  • UHC UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE
  • VCT VOLUNTARY COUNSELLING AND TESTING
  • WHO WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
  • YFC YOUTH FRIENDLY CENTRES
  • YFS YOUTH FRIENDLY SERVICES