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Health of People, Places and Planet

List of Acronyms

AAS

Australian Academy of Science

ABLV

Australian bat lyssavirus

ABARE

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics

ABLV

Australian bat lyssavirus

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

AFCO

Australian Federation of Consumer Organisations

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

AMR

antimicrobial resistant (resistance)

ANU

Australian National University

API

American Petroleum Institute

ARC

Australian Research Council

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASH

Action on Smoking and Health

AusUVI

Australian Ultraviolet Radiation and Immunity

BMI

body mass index

Bt

billion tonnes

CAF

content analysis framework

CAFO

concentrated animal feeding operations

CBD

Convention on Biological Diversity

CDD

Canadian Disaster Database

CE

Common Era

CFE

carbon fertilisation effect

CJD

Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease

CNS

central nervous system

COP

conference of the parties

CRC

Centre for Research Excellence

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

CVD

cardiovascular disease

DCCEE

Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

DDT

dichlorodiphenyl-trichloroethane

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo

EBV

Epstein–Barr virus

ECOHOST

European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition

EID

emerging infectious disease

EMS

Environmental Mutagen Society

ENSO

El Nińo Southern Oscillation

FAO

Food and Agricultural Organization

GDP

gross domestic product

GFC

global financial crisis

GHG

greenhouse gas(es)

GM

genetically modified

Hectare

ha

HFCS

high-fructose corn syrup

HIA

health impact assessment

HiAP

health in all policies

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HIV/AIDS

human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

IARC

International Agency for Research on Cancer

ICCIDDs

International Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders

ICIS

International Centre for Integrated Assessment and Sustainable Development

ICONICS

International Committee on New Integrated Climate Change Assessment Scenarios

ICSU

International Council for Science

IDD

iodine deficiency disorders

IEA

International Epidemiology Association

IGT

impaired glucose tolerance

IHD

ischaemic heart disease

ILO

International Labour Organization

I = PAT

impact (I) = a function of population (P), affluence (A) and technology (T)

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IRM

Indigenous research methods

ISEE

International Society for Environmental Epidemiology

ISSC

International Social Science Council

IUCN

International Union for the Conservation of Nature

JCU

James Cook University

JDC

job demands–control

JNAP

Joint National Action Plan

KSHV

Kaposi sarcoma-associated virus

KLH

keyhole limpet haemocyanin

LDCs

less-developed countries; least-developed countries

LEB

life expectancy at birth

LPI

Living Planet Index

LSH&TM

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

MD

doctor of medicine

MPH

master of public health

MDG(s)

Millennium Development Goal(s)

MEA

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

miRNA

micro-RNA

MJ

megajoule

MS

multiple sclerosis

MUST

Maastricht University Graduate School of Sustainability Science

NCCARF

National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility

NCCHAP

National Climate Change and Health Action Plans

NCDs

non-communicable diseases

NCEPH

National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NDCs

now-developed countries

NDP

National Development Plan

NGO

non-governmental organisation

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NH&MRC

National Health and Medical Research Council

NUAUS

National Union of Australian University Students

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OPEC

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

OR

odds ratio

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

PATH

personality and total health

PIC

Pacific island country

PPCS

The Port Pirie cohort study

PPM

parts per million

PRSPs

poverty reduction strategy papers

PVC

polyvinylchloride

RACGP

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

RMIT

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

RNA

ribonucleic acid

RRV

Ross River virus

SARS

severe acute respiratory syndrome

SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals

SECA

South-East Coast Adaptation

SEIFA

Socio-economic Indexes for Areas

SGS

Sydney Gallery School

SIG

special interest group

SHWB

science for health and well-being

SIV

simian immunodeficiency virus

SLAPP

strategic lawsuit against public participation

SOFI

state of food insecurity (in the world)

spp.

species

SRES

Special Report on Emission Scenarios

STOU

Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University

TAFE

technical and further education

T2D

type 2 diabetes

TB

tuberculosis

TBE

tick-borne encephalitis

TEEB

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

TIA

Tobacco Industry of Australia

TDR

Special Programme for Tropical Diseases Research (also known as the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases)

UB

urban bias

UC

University of Canberra

UN

United Nations

UNCSD

United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Rights and Emergency Relief Fund

UNFCCC

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNSW

University of New South Wales

UNU

United Nations University

UNU-IIGH

UNU International Institute for Global Health

UQ

University of Queensland

UV

ultraviolet

UWA

University of Western Australia

WBGT

wet bulb globe temperature

WHO

World Health Organization

WMO

World Meteorological Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization


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