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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