Acronyms

  • AI: AIDS Institute
  • AIDS: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • ART: Antiretroviral Therapy
  • ARV: Antiretroviral
  • ARV-P: Antiretroviral Prophylaxis
  • BHAE: Bureau of HIV/AIDS Epidemiology
  • CBOs: Community Based Organizations
  • CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • CHS: New York City Community Health Survey
  • eHARS: Enhanced HIV and AIDS Reporting System
  • ETE: Ending the Epidemic
  • GLBTQ: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, or Questioning
  • HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • IDU: Injection drug use(r)
  • LGBT: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
  • LGBTQ: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Questioning
  • MSM: Men Who Have Sex With Men
  • MTCT: Mother-to-Child Transmission
  • NHAS: National HIV/AIDS Strategy
  • NYCDOHMH: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • NYSDOH: New York State Department of Health
  • nPEP: Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • PCP: Primary Care Provider
  • PLWDHI: People Living with Diagnosed HIV Infections
  • PLWHA: Persons living with HIV or AIDS
  • PWHA: Persons with HIV or AIDS
  • PWH: Persons with HIV
  • PWID: People Who Inject Drugs
  • PrEP: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • QARR: Quality Assurance Reporting Requirements
  • QOC: Quality of Care
  • SEA: CDC Stratified Extrapolation Approach
  • STD: Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • STI: Sexually Transmitted Infection
  • UHF: United Hospital Fund
  • VL: Viral Load
  • WSW: Women who have Sex with Women
  • YMSM: Young Men who have Sex with Men