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CBRN clothing

Protective clothing (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear).

Call for tenders

Call for tender is a public procurement procedure to generate offers from companies competing for works, supply or service contracts.

Capability gaps

Need for having additional capabilities, revamping the existing ones.

Cardiac arrest (CA)

It is a sudden loss of blood flow resulting from the failure of the heart to pump effectively. Signs include loss of consciousness and abnormal or absent breathing.

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

Is an emergency procedure that combines chest compressions often with artificial ventilation in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person who is in cardiac arrest. It is recommended in those who are unresponsive with no breathing or abnormal breathing, for example, agonal respirations


A person injured or killed in a serious accident or war

Cervical collar

Medical device used to support a person's neck.


Unmet need in a PCP or PPI


Computer program designed to simulate conversation with human users, especially over the Internet

Chest compression

The application of pressure to the chest used in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

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