A&A Acquisition and Assistance

ADS Automated Directive System

AGYW Adolescent girls and young women

AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ANC Antenatal care

APG Agency Priority Goals

ART Antiretroviral therapy

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CFR Code of Federal Regulations

CHANGE Center for Health and Gender Equity

COP Country Operational Plan

DoD Department of Defense

DoS Department of State

DREAMS Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, Safe

DTG Dolutegravir

FAQ(s) Frequently asked question(s)

FBO(s) Faith-based organization(s)

FGC Female genital cutting

FP Family planning

FSW Female sex workers

FY Fiscal year

GAVI Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations

GBV Gender-based violence

GGR Global Gag Rule


HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HHS Health and Human Services

ICPD International Conference on Population and Development

LAM Lactational Amenorrhea Method

LGBT(QI+) Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (queer, intersex+)

LMI Lower Mekong Initiative

MCH Maternal and child health

MER Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting

MSM Men who have sex with men

NGO(s) Non-governmental organization(s)

OVC Orphans and vulnerable children

PAC Post-abortion care

PBFW Pregnant and breastfeeding women

PEPFAR President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

PIO(s) Public international organization(s)

PLGHA Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance

PLHIV People living with HIV

PMI President’s Malaria Initiative

PrEP Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

PTMCT Prevention of mother-to-child transmission

PWID People who inject drugs

SRH Sexual and reproductive health

SRHR Sexual and reproductive health and rights


UHC Universal health care

UN United Nations

UNAIDS Joint United Nations Program on HIV and AIDS

UNFPA United Nations Population Fund

USAID United States Agency for International Development

USG United States government

VMMC Voluntary medical male circumcision

WHO World Health Organization