Medical Abbreviations starts with B, E, F, G, H


BARI     Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation

BBT       Basal Body Temperature

BCC       Behaviour Change Communications

BCAA    Brain Chained Amino Acids

BCG       Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccine against TB

BMAT   Bone Marrow Aspirate Therapy

BPI        Better Programming Initiative

BoD       Burden of Disease


EEG        Electroencephalography

ECPs      Emergency Contraceptive Pills

ECF        Extracellular fluids

EmOC    Emergency Obstetrical Care

ENN       Emergency Nutrition Network

EOC        Emergency Obstetric Care

EPI          Expended Programme for Immunisation

ERU        Emergency Response Units

EWS        Early Warning System

ED           Essential Drugs

EDL          Essential Drugs List

EPI           Expanded Programme on Immunisation

EMR        Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

ERCP       Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

ESWL      Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

ETO         Ethylene oxide sterilization


FACT        Field Assessment and Coordination Teams

FAP           Familial Adenomatous  Polyposis

FBC           Food Basket Calculator

FDC         Fixed Dose Combination

FEFO         First Expiry, First Out

FFW          Food for Work

FGM          Female Genital Mutilation

FP              Family Planning

FTE            Full-time Equivalent

FBO           Faith-Based Organization

FFP            Fresh Frozen Plasma

FAST          Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma

FDG-PET    Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography

FRC             Functional residual capacity

GERD          Gastroesophageal reflux diseases

GIST            Gastrointestinal stromal tumors

GABA          Gamma-aminobutyric acid

GNRI           Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index

GnRH          Gonadotropin-releasing hormone

GFR             General Food Ration

GIT              Gastro-Intestinal Tract

GAVI           Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation

GDP             Gross Domestic Product

GFATM        Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

GM              Growth Monitoring

GIS               Geographic Information System

GPS              Global Positioning System


HIV               Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HLEG            High-Level Expert Group

HMIS            Health Management Information System

HAART          Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy against HIV/AIDS

HAC               Humanitarian Action in Crisis/WHO

HBV               Hepatitis B Virus

HEICS             Emergency Incident Command System

HIS                 Health Information System

HIT                 Health Information Team

HFA                Health Facility Assessment

HMIS              Health Management Information System

HTML             HyperText Markup Language

HAI                 Healthcare-associated infections

HCF                 Health-care facility/facilities

HLS                 Humanitarian Logistics System

HPV                Human Papilloma Virus

hr                    hour

HW                  Health Worker

Hb                    Haemoglobin

HNPCC             Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer

HNS                  Home Nutritional Support

HLA                   Histocompatibility antigens

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