Acronyms: Evaluation of the National Emergency Stockpile System (NESS)

List of Acronyms

ACT
Action by Churches Together
AHMAC
Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council
AHPC
Australian Health Protection Committee
ARCS
Australian Red Cross Society
ATCs
Advanced Treatment Centers
AVSAG
Antiviral Scientific Advisory Group
CBRN
Chemical, biological, and radio-nuclear
CCUs
Casualty Collecting Units
CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CESSD
Council of Emergency Social Services Directors
CF
Canadian Forces
CFHS
Canadian Forces Health Services
CHEMD
Council of Health Emergency Management Directors
CIDA
Canadian International Development Agency
CMED
Central Medical Emergency Depot
DART
Disaster Assistance Relief Team
DCPEP
Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning
DHA
Department of Health and Ageing
DHHS
Department of Health and Human Services
DND
Department of National Defence
DSNS
Division of Strategic National Stockpile
EPREG
Emergency Preparedness and Response Expert Group
FMS
Federal Medical Stations
FPT
Federal, provincial and territorial
GHSAG
Global Health Security Action Group
HEMB
Health Emergency Management Branch
IHRs
International Health Regulations
MFA
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
MOU
Memorandum of Understanding
NAPAPI
North American Plan for Avian and Pandemic Influenza
NAS
National Antiviral Stockpile
NCA
Norwegian Church Aid
NESS
National Emergency Stockpile System
NOREPS
Norwegian Emergency Preparedness System
NORHOSP
Norwegian Hospital
OERS
Office of Emergency Response Services
PAA
Program Activity Architecture
PHEP
Public Health and Emergency Preparedness
PHN
Canadian Public Health Network
PPE
Personal Protective Equipment
SARS
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
SASWG
Sustainable Antiviral Stockpile Working Group
SNS
Strategic National Stockpile
SSAG
Stockpile System Advance Group
TARs
Technical Assistance Reviews
UNHRD
United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot
VA
Veterans Affairs
VMI
Vendor Managed Inventory
WFP
World Food Programme
WHO
World Health Organization
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