AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

APL
Adaptable Program Lending

ART
Anti-Retroviral Therapy

ARV
Anti-Retroviral Drugs

AZT
Azido-deoxy thymidine

BDS
Barbados Drug Service

CAREC
Caribbean Epidemiology Center

CARICOM
Caribbean Community and Common Market

CAS
Country Assistance Strategy

CBO
Community-Based Organization

CCHI
Caribbean Cooperation in Health Initiatives

CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDRC
Chronic Disease Research Center

CGCED
Caribbean Group for Cooperation in Economic Development

CHA
Caribbean Hotel Association

CRM+
Caribbean Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS

CSOs
Civil Society Organizations

CSW
Commercial Sex Worker

GDP
Gross Domestic Product

GOB
Government of Barbados

HAART
Highly Active Anti-retroviral Therapy

HIV
Human Immune-deficiency Virus

ICB
International Competitive Bidding

IDU
Injecting Drug User

IEC
Information, Education and Communication

KAP
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice

LAN
Local Area Networks

MH
Ministry of Health

MSM
Men who have Sex with Men

MTCT
Mother to Child Transmission

NACA
National Advisory Committee on AIDS

NACHA
National Commission of HIV/AIDS

NCB
National Competitive Bidding

NG0s
Non-Governmental Organizations

OECS
Organization of Eastern Caribbean States

OI
Opportunistic Infections

OPM
Office of the Prime Minister

PAHO
Pan American Health Organization

PCD
Project Concept Document

PCU
Project Coordination Unit

PLWHA
People Living with HIV/AIDS

PMR
Project Management Report

QEH
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

RPA
Regional Procurement Advisor

SOE
Statement of Expenditures

STI
Sexually Transmitted Infections

UNAIDS
Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS

UNDCP
United Nations Drug Control Program

UNDP
United Nations Development Program

UNESCO
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UWI
University of the West Indies

VCT
Voluntary Counselling and Testing

WB
World Bank

WHO
World Health Organization

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