Department of Health Annual Report 2016-17

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Page last updated: 19 October 2017

A
ABS
Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACAP
Aged Care Assessment Program
ACAR
Aged Care Allocation Round
ACAT
Aged Care Assessment Team
AHMAC
Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council
AIHW
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
AMR
Antimicrobial Resistance
AMA
Australian Medical Association
ANFPP
Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program
ANPHA
Australian National Preventive Health Agency
APEC
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
ASADA
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
ASC
Australian Sports Commission
AUSMAT
Australian Medical Assistance Team
B
BBV
Blood Borne Virus(es)
BTF
Biomedical Translation Fund
C
CALD
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse
CGM
Continuous glucose monitoring
CMO
Chief Medical Officer
COAG
Council of Australian Governments
CSO
Community Service Obligations
D
DACS
Dementia and Aged Care Services
DBMAS
Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service
E
ESD
Ecologically Sustainable Development
G
GM
Genetically Modified
GMO(s)
Genetically Modified Organism(s)
GP(s)
General Practitioner(s)
H
HIV
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
I
IMAP
Inventory Multi-tiered Assessment and Prioritisation
IMD
Invasive meningococcal disease
L
LGBTI
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex
LSDP
Life Saving Drugs Program
M
MBS
Medicare Benefits Schedule
MIGA
Medical Insurance Group Australia
MRFF
Medical Research Future Fund
MSAC
Medical Services Advisory Committee
N
NACCHO
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
NCSP
National Cervical Screening Program
NDSHS
National Drug Strategy Household Survey
NDSS
National Diabetes Services Scheme
NHMRC
National Health and Medical Research Council
NHS
National Health Survey
NICNAS
National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme
NIP
National Immunisation Program
NIS
National Immunisation Strategy
NMTAN
National Medical Training Advisory Network
NPA
National Partnership Agreement
NPEV
National Partnership Agreement on Essential Vaccines
NPS
National Prescribing Service
O
ODC
Office of Drug Control
OECD
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OGTR
Office of Gene Technology Regulator
P
PBAC
Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee
PBS
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
PHN(s)
Primary Health Network(s)
PIP
Practice Incentives Program
PNIP
Practice Nurse Incentive Program
R
RHOF
Rural Health Outreach Fund
ROHPG
Radiation Oncology Health Program Grants
RPGP
Rural General Practice Grants
S
SBRT
Severe Behaviour Response Team
SES
Senior Executive Service
STI
Sexually Transmissible Infection(s)
STRC
Short-Term Restorative Care
SUSMP
Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons
T
TGA
Therapeutic Goods Administration
W
WADA
World Anti-Doping Authority
WHO
World Health Organization