- AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
- ART: Antiretroviral therapy
- CBT: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- DCHQ: Drug Control Headquarters
- DIC: Drop In Center
- EMRO: East Mediterranean Regional Office
- GFATM: Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria
- GTZ: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (German Technical Cooperation)
- HBV: Hepatitis B
- HCV: Hepatitis C
- HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus
- HR: Harm Reduction
- HRI: Harm Reduction International, formerly known as IHRA
- I.R.I: Islamic Republic of Iran
- IEC: Information, Education, Communication
- IHRA: International Harm Reduction Association
- INCAS: Iranian National Center for Addictions and Studies
- KH: Knowledge Hub
- MDM: Médecins du Monde
- MENAHRA: Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association
- MMT: Methadone Maintenance Treatment
- NSP: Needles and Syringes programmes
- OST: Opioid Substitution treatment
- PIG: Project Implementation Group
- PMG: Project Managment Group
- SIDC: Soins Infirmiers et Développement Communautaire
- STI: Sexually transmitted infections
- TB: Tuberculosis
- UNODC: United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime
- VCT: Voluntary testing and counselling
- WHO: World Health Organisation


To view the comprehensive UNAIDS Terminology Guide, click here.
For a more brief version, the UNAIDS Terminology Summary, click here.

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