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close this bookNational Guidelines for the Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS - Tanzania (NACP; 2005; 131 pages)
View the documentLIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
View the documentACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
View the documentFOREWORD
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 2: ORGANIZATION OF HIV/AIDS CARE AND TREATMENT
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 3: HIV/AIDS PREVENTION
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 4: PROTECTIVE MEASURES AGAINST HIV TRANSMISSION
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 5: LABORATORY TESTS IN HIV/AIDS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 6: HIV/AIDS AND PREGNANCY
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 7: PEDIATRIC HIV/AIDS AND RELATED CONDITIONS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 8: COMMUNITY AND HOME BASED CARE FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS (PLHA)
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 9: COUNSELLING RELATED TO HIV-TESTING AND TREATMENT ADHERENCE
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 10: MANAGEMENT OF COMMON SYMPTOMS AND OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS IN HIV/AIDS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 11: MANAGEMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS IN HIV/AIDS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 12: MANAGEMENT OF HIV INFECTED PATIENTS USING ANTIRETROVIRAL DRUGS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 13: ARV THERAPY IN INFANTS AND CHILDREN
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 14: USE OF ARVS IN SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 15: HIV/AIDS AND NUTRITION
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 16: MANAGEMENT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL MEDICINES
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 17: CERTIFICATION OF HEALTHCARE FACILITIES AS CARE AND TREATMENT SITES
 

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

3TC

Lamivudine

AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

ANC

Antenatal care

ART

Antiretroviral treatment

ARV

Antiretroviral

AZT

Zidovudine

BCC

Behaviour Change Communication

CBO

Community based organisation

CHBC

Community Home Based Care

CHW

Community Health Worker

CoC

Continuum of Care

CSF

Cerebrospinal Fluid

CTC

Care and Treatment Clinic

CTU

Care and Treatment Unit (NACP)

CT Scan

Computerized Tomography Scan

d4T

Stavudine

ddI

Didanosine

DOTS

Directly observed therapy, short course

EDL

Essential drugs list

EFV

Efavirenz

FBO

Faith Based Organisation

FDC

Fixed Dose Combination

HAART

Highly active antiretroviral therapy

HBC

Home Based care

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

IEC

Information, Education, and Communication

IMCI

Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses

INH

Isoniazid

IPT

Isoniazid Preventive Therapy

LPV

Lopinavir

M&E

Monitoring and evaluation

MCC

Medicines Control Council

MCH

Maternal and child health

MDR

Multi-drug resistant

MTCT

Mother-to-child transmission

NGO

Non-governmental organisation

NNRTI

Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors

NRTI

Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors

NSAID

Non Steroidal Anti inflammatory drugs

NVP

Nevirapine

OI

Opportunistic infection

PCR

Polymerase Chain Reaction

PEP

Post-exposure prophylaxis

PI

Protease inhibitors

PL(W)HA

People living with HIV/AIDS

PMTCT

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission

RTV

Ritonavir

STI

Sexually Transmitted Infection

TB

Tuberculosis

THP

Traditional Health Practitioners

TLC

Total lymphocyte count

TTI

Transfusion Transmittable Infections

VCT

Voluntary counselling and testing

VL

Viral Load

VZV

Varicella Zoster Virus

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