Acronyms and abbreviations used on i+academy


This is a glossary of all acronyms and abbreviations used throughout the site.

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AMU

AMU is the abbreviation for Average Monthly Consumption, a measure of how much a product, in this case a medicine, has been used on average per month. It is calculated by dividing the total annual consumption of a medicine by the number of months in stock.

AMU = \frac{total\ annual\ consumption}{N^{o}\ of\ months\ in\ stock}

 

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ATM

ATM is the acronym for access to medicine.

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C

CCT

CCT is the acronym of conditional cash transfers: cash provided to patients for using specific services; e.g. immunizing children.

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COD

COD is the acronym of cash on delivery: similar to output-based aid, but with an emphasis on outcomes instead of outputs.

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COPP

COPP is the acronym of certificate of pharmaceutical product (registration in country of origin).

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CPP

CPP is the acronym of certificate of pharmaceutical product (registration in country of origin).

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CQS

CQS is an acronym for Selection Based on the Consultants’ Qualifications, a procurement method.

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E

EML

EML is the acronym for essential medicines list.

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G

GMP

GMP is the acronym for good manufacturing practices.

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I

ICB

ICB is the acronym for International Competitive Bidding, a procurement method.

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