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Acronyms used in the report.

Acronyms Used in the Report

ABCAR                   AIDS Business Coalition in the Arab Region

ABCT                    AIDS Business Coalition Tanzania

ACCA                    AIDS Control in Companies in Africa

ACTafrica               AIDS Campaign Team for Africa (World Bank)

AECV-B                  Action des Entreprises Contre le VIH-SIDA au
                        Burkina-Faso

AFBI                    AIDS Foundation of Barbados

AIDS                    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

APBCA                   Asia-Pacific Business Coalition on AIDS

ALO                     Arab Labour Organization

APELAS                  Association du Prive et Para/Etatique dans la
                        Lutte contre le VIH/SIDA

ART                     Antiretroviral Therapy

ARV                     Anti-retroviral

ASO                     AIDS Standard Organization (Thailand)

AusAID                  The Australian Government's overseas aid
                        program

BC(s)                   Business Coalition(s)

BBCA                    Botswana Business Coalition on AIDS

BCAS                    Business Coalition on AIDS in Singapore

BCHA                    Swaziland Business Coalition against AIDS

CAIC                    Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce

CBA                     Cost Benefit Analysis

CBCA                    Cambodia Business Coalition on AIDS

CBO                     Community Based Organizations

CCA                     Corporate Council on Africa

CCA[not equal to]SIDA   Coalition of Community Affairs for AIDS, TB
                        and Malaria

CD4                     Cluster of Differentiation 4

CDC                     Centers for Disease Control

CEBAC                   Coalition des Entreprises beninoises et
                        Associations Privees pour la Lutte contre le
                        VIH/SIDA, le

                        Paludisment la Tuberculose

CEC                     Caribbean Employers Federation

CECI                    Coalition of Ivorian Businesses Against
                        HIV/AIDS

CEMA-VIH/SIDA           Comite National de Lutte Conte le SIDA
                        Secretariat Executif

CEN                     Conselho Empresarial Nacional Para Precencao
                        Ao HIV/AIDS Brasil/Brazilian Business Council
                        on

                        HIV-AIDS Prevention

CEO                     Chief Executive Officer

CFO                     Chief Financial Officer

CII                     Confederation of Indian Industry

CIELS                   Le Comite Interentreprises de Lutte contre le
                        VIH/SIDA

CLL                     Caribbean Congress of Labour

CNPM                    Confederation Nationale des Patronats
                        Mauritanien

CONAES                  Consejo Nacional Empresarial sobre VIH/SIDA
                        (Mexico)

CSP                     Coalition du Secteur Prive au Mali dans la
                        Lutte contre le VIH/SIDA

DFID                    UK Department for International Development

ECoSIDA                 Associagao Mogambicana de Empresarios contra o
                        sida (Mozambique)

EBC                     Egypt Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS

EBCA                    Ethiopian Business Coalition Against AIDS

FBO                     Faith Based Organizations

FICCI-SEDF              Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and
                        Industry-Socio-Economic Development

                        Foundation

FSE&CC                  Federation of Swaziland Employers and Chamber
                        of Commerce

FUNDEC-VIH              Fundacion de Empresas Comprometidas con el VIH
                        (Guatemala)

HIV                     Human Immunodeficiency Virus

GBC                     Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS,
                        Tuberculosis and Malaria

GBCA                    Ghana Business Coalition against HIV/AIDS

GFATM                   Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and
                        Malaria

GHAIN                   Global HIV/AIDS Initiative Nigeria

GHARP                   Guyana HIV/AIDS Reduction & Prevention
                        Programme

GHI                     Global Health Initiative (of the World
                        Economic Forum)

GTZ                     Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische
                        Zusammenarbeit

IBCA                    India Business Coalition on AIDS

IBCA                    Indonesia Business Coalition on AIDS

IBT                     India Business Trust

IESC                    International Executive Service Corps

IFC                     International Finance Corporation

ILO                     International Labour Organization

IOE                     International Organisation of Employers

ISO                     International Standards Organization

ITUC                    International Trade Union Confederation

JaBCHA                  Jamaica Business Council on HIV/AIDS

KHBC                    Kenya HIV/AIDS Business Council

MBCA                    Malawi Business Coalition Against AIDS

MBCA                    Myanmar Business Coalition on AIDS

MNC(s)                  Multinational Companies

NABCOA                  Namibia Business Coalition on AIDS

NAC                     National AIDS Committee/Coordinating
                        body/Council/Commission

NBA                     National Business Alliance (Indonesia)

NBC                     National Business Coalition

NERCHA                  National Emergency Response Council on
                        HIV/AIDS

NGOs                    Non Governmental Organizations

NIBUCAA                 Nigeria Business Coalition on AIDS

NORAD                   Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

OIs                     Opportunistic Infections

PABC                    Pan-African Business Coalition

PANCAP                  Pan-Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS

PCBC                    Pan-Caribbean Business Coalition on AIDS

PEPFAR                  President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

PLWHA                   People Living with HIV/AIDS

PNG BAHA                The Papua New Guinea Business Coalition
                        Against HIV and AIDS

PPPs                    Public-Private Partnerships

SANS                    South African National Standards

SABCOHA                 South African Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS

SBCAA                   Sudanese Business Coalition against AIDS

SME(s)                  Small and Medium Sized Enterprise(s)

SMME(s)                 Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise(s)

SSA                     Sub-Saharan Africa

STDs                    Sexually Transmitted Diseases

TB                      Tuberculosis

TBCA                    Thailand Business Coalition on AIDS

TERI-BCSD               The Energy and Resources Institute--Business
                        Council for Sustainable Development

UBC-HIV/AIDS            Uganda Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS

UNAIDS                  Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS

UNDP                    United Nations Development Programme

UNODC                   United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

US                      United States

USAID                   United States Agency for International
                        Development

VCBA                    Vietnam Business Coalition on AIDS

VCT                     Voluntary Counselling and Testing (HIV/AIDS)

VSO                     Voluntary Services Overseas

VWSA                    Volkswagen South Africa

WB                      World Bank

WBCSD                   World Business Council for Sustainable
                        Development

WGs                     Working Groups

WHO                     World Health Organization

WPB                     Workplace Policy Builder

WPP(s)                  Workplace Programme(s)

ZBCA                    Zambia Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS

ZBCA                    Zimbabwe Business Coalition on AIDS

ZWAP                    Zambia Workplace AIDS Partnerships


(4) UNAIDS/ WHO 2006 AIDS epidemic epidemic, outbreak of disease that affects a much greater number of people than is usual for the locality or that spreads to regions where it is ordinarily not present.  update

(5) International Labour Organization Press Release 2006 (ILO/06/56)

(6) UNAIDS/ WHO 2006 AIDS epidemic update

(7) Annual Global Business Survey, Global Health Initiative, World Economic Forum, Survey 2005-2006, 10,993 firms in 117 countries

(8) UNAIDS UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS  report on the global AIDS epidemic 2006

(9) http://www.weforum.org/en/initiatives/globalhealth/ BusinessCoalitions/index.ht

(10) http://www.weforum.org/en/initiatives/globalhealth/ BusinessCoalitions/index.htm
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