Abbreviations and acronyms

ADS

Autodisable syringe

AEB

Accidental exposure to blood

AEFI

Adverse events following immunization

°CDegree 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

SpO2Arterial blood oxygen saturation measured by pulse oximetry

VC

Vaccination coverage

VVM

Vaccine vial monitor

W/H

Weight-for-height

WHO

World Health Organization