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Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health

HIV Prevention Related Acronyms

  • ADAP – AIDS Drug Assistance Program
  • AETC – AIDS Education and Training Center
  • AIDS – Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  • ART – Anti-Retroviral Therapy
  • CBA – Capacity Building Assistance
  • CBO – Community-Based Organization
  • CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • CRCS - Comprehensive Risk Counseling and Services
  • CTR – Counseling, Testing, and Referral
  • DEBI – Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Intervention (packaged programming)
  • DIS – Disease Intervention Specialists (DOH field investigators)
  • DOH – Department of Health
  • FOA – Funding Opportunity Announcement
  • HAART – Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy
  • HIP – High Impact Prevention
  • HIV – Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • HRH – High Risk Heterosexual
  • IDU – Injection Drug User
  • MSM – Men who have Sex with Men
  • NAPWA – (pronounced “nap-wah”) National Association of People with AIDS
  • NASTAD – National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors
  • NHAS – National HIV/AIDS Strategy
  • NIR – No Indicated Risk
  • NNAAPC – (pronounced “nap-c”) National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
  • NRR – No Risk Reported
  • PEP – Post Exposure Prophylaxis
  • PIR – Parity, Inclusion and Representation
  • PLWHA – Persons Living With HIV/AIDS
  • PPG – Prevention Planning Group
  • PrEP – Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • PS – Partner Services
  • PTC – Prevention Training Center.  Our local one is located in Denver.
  • RFP – Request for Proposal
  • STD – Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • TA – Technical Assistance (direct or indirect support to build capacity)
  • TB – Tuberculosis
  • VL – Viral Load
  • YRBS – Youth Risk Behavior Survey
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