Medical Abbreviations starts with N, O, P


NGO        Non-Government Organisation

NACP       National AIDS Control Programme

NCDs        Noncommunicable Diseases

NGO         Nongovernmental Organization

NPSP        National Polio Surveillance Project

NRHM      National Rural Health Mission

NEHK        New Emergency Health Kit

NGHAs     Non-Governmental Humanitarian Agencies

NGO         Non-Governmental Organisation

NS            National Society

NSS           National Social Service scheme

NTU          Nephelometric Turbidity Units

NCC          National cadre crop

NICU         Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

NSAIDs      Non-Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs

NSABP       National Surgical Adjuvant Breast projects

NPWT         Negative Pressure Wound Therapy


OOP            Out-of-Pocket

OGC            Open Geospatial Consortium

OI                Opportunistic Infection

OPV            Oral Polio Vaccine

ORS            Oral Rehydration Salt/Solution

ORT            Oral Rehydration Therapy

OVC            Orphans and other children made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS

OECD          Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

PPP             Purchasing Power Parity

P-P-P           Public-Private-Partnership

PAHO          Pan American Health Organisation

PEM             Protein-Energy Malnutrition

PFA               Psychological First Aid

PH                 Public Health

PHAST          Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation

PHC              Primary Health Care

PHN              Public Health Nurse

PLHIV            People Living With HIV

PLIF               Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

PMTCT          Preventing Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS

PNC               Post-Natal Care

PMTCT          Preventing Mother-To-Child-Transmission

PSF                Pharmaciens Sans Frontières

PSP                Psycho-social Support Programme

PTCT              Parent To Child Transmission

PTSD              Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PV                   Per Vaginam

PBF                 Performance-based financing

PSI                  Population Services International

PPH                Postpartum Hemorrhage

PHC                Primary Health Care

PVC                 Poly Vinyl Chloride

PCA                 Patient-controlled analgesia

PCI                   Percutaneous coronary intervention

PTC                   Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography

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