ACTG AIDS Clinical Trials Group
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
ADC AIDS Dementia Complex
ACTIS AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
ADAP AIDS Drug Assistance Programs
AETC AIDS Education Training Center
AHCPR Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AMCHP Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
AOD Alcohol and Other Drugs
APCD Associate Peace Corps Directors
ASBPO Armed Services Blood Program Office
ASO AIDS Service Organization
ATIS HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service
ATOD Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
ATP Advanced Technology Program (Department of Commerce)
AZT Retrovir(TM), Zidovudine
BOP Bureau of Prisons (DOJ)
BRTA Business Responds to AIDS
CARE Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act
CDBG Community Development Block Grant
CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CMV Cytomegalovirus
CNS Central Nervous System
CPCRA The Terry Beirn Community Programs for Clinical Research on AIDS
CSHE Comprehensive School Health Education
CTRPN Counselling, Testing, Referral and Partner Notification
DEA Drug Enforcement Agency
DHHS Department of Health and Human Services
DOD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
DOJ Department of Justice
DOL Department of Labor
EDC Educational Development Center
EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
ELISA Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbant Assay
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FEGLI Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FIC Fogarty International Center
GCRC General Clinical Research Centers
GIPA Greater Involvement of Persons Infected and Affected by HIV/AIDS
HCFA Health Care Financing Administration
HCSUS HIV Costs and Service Utilization Study
HCW Health Care Worker
HERS HIV Epidemiological Research Study
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HOPWA Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS
HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration
HSV Herpes Simplex Virus
HUD Department of Housing and Urban Development
ICD Institute(s), Center(s), Division(s) (NIH)
IDTF Interdepartmental Task Force on HIV and AIDS
IHS Indian Health Service
INS Immigration and Naturalization Service
IOM Institute of Medicine
JMD Justice Management Division (DOJ)
KDA Knowledge Development Application (SAMHSA)
KS Kaposi's Sarcoma
LRTA Labor Responds to AIDS
MAC Mycobacterium Avium Complex
MACS Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study
MCH Maternal and Child Health
MCHB Maternal and Child Health Bureau
MDB Multilateral Development Banks
NA Not Applicable
NCRR National Center for Research Resources
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NIA National Institute on Aging
NIDA National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDR National Institute of Dental Research
NIH National Institutes of Health
NIMH National Institute for Mental Health
NREN National Research and Education Network
NSSC National Senior Service Corps
NVC National Victims Center
OAR Office of AIDS Research
OCR Office of Civil Rights
ODP Outreach Demonstration Program
OHAP Office of HIV/AIDS Policy (DHHS)
OI Opportunistic Infection
OIH Office of International Health (DHHS)
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OMS Office of Medical Services (Peace Corps)
ONAP Office of National AIDS Policy
ONDCP Office of National Drug Control Policy
OPM Office of Personnel Management
OSHA Office of Safety and Health Administration
PAC Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
PAHO Pan American Health Organization
PBMC Peripheral Blood Monocytes
PCP Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
PHS Public Health Service
PLWA Person Living With AIDS
PLWH Person Living With HIV
PSA Public Service Announcement
PTO Patent and Trademark Office
PVO Private Voluntary Organization
PWA Person with AIDS
R&E Research & Experimentation
RFA Request for Application
RNA Ribonucleic acid
RFI Research Facilities Infrastructure Program (NIH)
RPRC Regional Primate Research Center (NIH)
RWCA Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SCID Severe Combined Immune Deficiency
SHIPP School Health Information Planning Program
SPF Specific Pathogen-Free
SPNS Special Projects of National Significance
SSA Social Security Administration
SSI Supplemental Security Income
STD Sexually Transmitted Disease
STI Sexually Transmitted Infection
TA Technical Assistance
TB Mycobacterium tuberculosis
UNAIDS The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
UNDP United Nations Development Program
UNFPA United Nations Population Fund
UNICEF United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund
USAID U.S. Agency for International Development
USG United States Government
USIA U.S. Information Agency
USMS U.S. Marshals Service
VA Department of Veterans Affairs
VAMC Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers
WHO World Health Organization
WIHS Women's Interagency HIV Study
WIN Women's Initiative for HIV Care for Women and Reduction of Perinatal Transmission


Appendix F: Translation of Research Advances


Summary Budget Table

Departments of the Task Force on HIV and AIDS


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