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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