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Glossary

ACC

Administrative Committee on Coordination

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

CEE

Central and Eastern Europe

CIS

Commonwealth of Independent States

Crèche

a day nursery for babies and young children

GNP

gross national product

HIPC

heavily indebted poor countries

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

IMF

International Monetary Fund

mmol/l

millimoles/liter, the world standard unit for measuring glucose in blood

NGO

non-governmental organization

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

SCN

Subcommittee on Nutrition

UN

United Nations

UNAIDS

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

US

United States

WHO

World Health Organization

 

Note: All dollars are US dollars.

 

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