Appendix A: The Chief Public Health Officer's Report on the State of Public Health in Canada, 2009 – List of acronyms

Appendix A: List of Acronyms

ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
AHBHC
Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
AHWS
Aboriginal and Healing Wellness Strategy
AVHPSP
Annapolis Valley Health Promoting School Project
AVRSB
Annapolis Valley Regional School Board
CANPLAY
Canadian Physical Activity Levels of Children and Youth Study
CAPC
Community Action Program for Children
CBC
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
CHIRPP
Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program
CIS
Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect
CMA
Census Metropolitan Areas
CPHO
Chief Public Health Officer
CPNP
Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program
CPNP-FNIC
Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program-First Nations and Inuit Component
CPSS
Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
CSA
Canadian Standards Association
ECD
Early Childhood Development
ECE
Early Childhood Education
EDI
Early Development Instrument
FASD
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
HIV
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HUS
Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
IMR
Infant Mortality Rate
INAC
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
IQ
Intelligence Quotient
LICO
Low-Income Cut-Off
MES
Maternal Experiences Survey
NLSCY
National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth
OECD
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PTSD
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
ROE
Roots of Empathy
RHS
First Nations Regional Longitudinal Health Survey
SARS
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
SES
Socio-economic Status
SIDS
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
STI
Sexually Transmitted Infection
UNICEF
United Nations Children's Fund
WHO
World Health Organization
WIS
Working Income Supplement
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