Acronyms and abbreviations used on i+academy


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

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Q

QBS

QBS is an acronym for Quality Based Selection, a procurement method.

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QC

QC is the acronym for quality control.

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QCBS

QCBS is an acronym for Quality and Cost Based Selection, a procurement method.

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R

RBF

RBF is the acronym of results-based financing: cash or non-monetary benefit provided against measurable actions or achievement. Often synonymous with PBF and PBI.

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RDU

RDU is the acronym of rational drug use.

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RUM

RUM is the acronym for rational use of medicines.

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S

SCM

SCM is the acronym for supply chain management. Supply chain management is the active management of all activities related to bringing a product or a service to an end user through the cumulative effort of multiple organizations. Its aim is to maximize customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.

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SOP

SOP is the acronym for standard operating procedures.

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SRA

SRA is the acronym for stringent regulatory authority. It means a regulatory authority which is (a) a member of the ICH (as specified on its website: http://www.ich.org); or (b) an ICH Observer, being the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) as represented by Swiss Medic, Health Canada and World Health Organization (WHO) (as may be updated from time to time); or (c) a regulatory authority associated with an ICH member through a legally binding mutual recognition agreement including Australia, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein (as may be updated from time to time).

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SSS

SSS is an acronym for Single Source Selection, a procurement method.

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