Abbreviations and acronyms

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    ADS

    Autodisable syringe

    AEB

    Accidental exposure to blood

    AEFI

    Adverse events following immunization

    °C Degree Celcius

    ENL

    Ear, nose and throat

    EPI

    Expanded programme on immunization

    HIV

    Human immunodeficiency virus

    IgG

    Immunoglobulin G

    IgM

    Immunoglobulin M

    IM

    Intramuscular route

    IU

    International unit

    IV

    Intravenous route

    OR

    Odds ratio

    ORS

    Oral rehydration solution (or salts)

    PB

    Brachial perimeter

    PO

    Per os (oral route)

    RR

    Respiratory rate

    RR

    Reproduction ratio

    RUTF

    Ready to use therapeutic food

    Rx

    Treatment

    SC

    Subcutaneous route

    SIA

    Supplementary immunization activities

    SpO2 Arterial blood oxygen saturation measured by pulse oximetry

    VC

    Vaccination coverage

    VVM

    Vaccine vial monitor

    W/H

    Weight-for-height

    WHO

    World Health Organization