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Non-communicable Disease Prevention: Best Buys, Wasted Buys and Contestable Buys
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Glossary of Abbreviations

AHEI

Alternate Healthy Eating Index

BMJ

British Medical Journal

BTT

Benefit-based tailored treatment

CE

Cost-effectiveness

CEA

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

CD

Communicable diseases

CHEERS

Consolidated Health Economic Evaluation Standards

CONSORT

Consolidated Standards Of Reporting Trials

CVD

Cardiovascular diseases

DALY

Disability-adjusted life-year

DASH

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension

DCP

Disease Control Priorities

DIY

Do It Yourself

EQ-5D

EuroQol 5-dimensional questionnaire

EQUATOR

Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency of Healthcare Research

EURONHEED

European Network of Health Economics Evaluation Databases

FCTC

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

GEAR

Guide to Health Economic Analysis and Research

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GH

Global Health

HIAS

Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study

HITAP

Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program

HEI

Healthy Eating Index

HLC

High-level Commission

HTA

Health Technology Assessment

I$

International dollars

ICER

Incremental cost-effectiveness ratio

iDSI

international Decision Support Initiative

IOM

Institute of Medicine

ISPOR

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research

JICA

Japan International Cooperation Agency

KEMRI

Kenya Medical Research Institute

LCSs

low calorie sweeteners

LMICs

Low- and middle-income countries

NCD

Non-communicable diseases

NPP

NCD Prevention Project

NICE

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in England and Wales

NHS

National Health Service (United Kingdom)

OECD

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

PAHO

Pan American Health Organization

PEN

Package of essential non-communicable disease interventions

PMAC

Prince Mahidol Award Conference

PMAF

Prince Mahidol Award Foundation

PRICELESS SA

Priority Cost-Effective Lessons for System Strengthening in South Africa

PRISMA

Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

QALY

Quality-adjusted life-year

RCT

Randomized controlled trial

RCSC

Royal Civil Service Commission

SEED

Systematic thinking for Evidence-based and Efficient Decision-Making

SF-6D

Short-Form Six-Dimension

SSB

Sugar-sweetened beverage

STROBE

Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology

THF

Thai Health Promotion Foundation

T2DM

Type 2 diabetes mellitus

TTT

Treat-to-target

UK

United Kingdom

UN

United Nations

US

United States

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

USD

US dollars

WHO

World Health Organization

WTP

Willingness-to-pay