Acronyms and abbreviations used on i+academy


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

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A

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}

 


ATM

ATM is the acronym for access to medicine.


C

CCT

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


COD

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


COPP

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


CPP

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


CQS

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


E

EML

EML is the acronym for essential medicines list.


G

GMP

GMP is the acronym for good manufacturing practices.


I

ICB

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



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