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A b b r e v i a t i o n s An asterisk beside an abbreviation indicates that the term also appears with a fuller explanation in the Glossary. *AAAQ availability, accessibility, acceptability, and quality (of health facilities, goods, and services) ANC African National Congress ARV antiretroviral CCBRT comprehensive community based rehabilitation CBA cost-benefit analysis CCM Chama Cha Mapinduzi *CEA cost-effectiveness analysis *CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women *CEDAW UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Committee Against Women *CESCR UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights CESR Center for Economic and Social Rights CLAS Committees for the Local Administration of Health Care *CP civil and political *CRPD Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities CRR Center for Reproductive Rights *DALYs disability-adjusted life years DFID British Department for International Development DPG Development Partners Group DRI Disability Rights International ELN Ejército de Liberacion Nacional *EmOC emergency obstetric care xviii Abbreviations *ESC economic, social, and cultural EZLN Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (Zapatista Army of National Liberation) FARC Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia FCGH Framework Convention on Global Health FGM female genital mutilation HRBA human rights–based approach *HRC Human Rights Council ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights *ICESCR International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights *ICPD International Conference on Population and Development IFP Inkatha Freedom Party IMF International Monetary Fund IPV intimate partner violence ITNs insecticide treated bed nets IWW International Workers of the World LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LRA Lord’s Resistance Army MCH maternal child health *MDGs Millennium Development Goals MoHSW Ministry of Health and Social Welfare MMR maternal mortality ratio MSM men who have sex with men NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement NALSA National Legal Services Authority NGO nongovernmental organization NHRI national human rights institution *ODA official development assistance OHCHR UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights PEPFAR U.S. President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief PHR Physicians for Human Rights PHU primary health unit PJF Policia Judicial Federal (Federal Judicial Police of Mexico) PLWAs persons living with HIV/AIDS PMA Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association PMTCT prevention of mother-to-child transmission PPP public-private partnership Abbreviations xix PTSD Post-traumatic Stress Disorder *QALYs quality-adjusted life years SAM social accountability monitoring *SBA skilled birth attendant *SDGs Sustainable Development Goals SRH sexual and reproductive health SRHR sexual and reproductive health and rights TBA traditional birth attendants UDHR Universal Declaration of Human Rights UHC universal health coverage UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund WHO World Health Organization This page intentionally left blank ...


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