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Subject: Health technologies > Newborn health
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Pilot Use of Oxytocin in a Uniject™ Device for AMTSL in Mali

This report describes use of the Uniject™ device prefilled with 10 international units (IU) of oxytocin for actively managing the third stage of labor in selected health centers in Mali. Although this single-dose, autodisable injection device has previously been used for tetanus toxoid vaccination in Mali, the Ministry of Health lacked documentation of the safety and feasibility of using the device to deliver oxytocin for active management of the third stage of labor (AMTSL).

Author: Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage Initiative (POPPHI)

Publication date: December 2008

Region: Global

Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage Job Aids

The USAID-funded Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage Initiative has six developed job aids to help educate individuals about the harmful effects of postpartum hemorrhage and the proper use of active management of the third stage of labor. Prevention and Initial Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage is available as one large file and two smaller files for easier downloading.

Author: Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage Initiative (POPPHI)

Publication date: December 2008

Region: Global

PATH's Maternal and Newborn Health Technology Initiative

This brochure describes PATH’s work in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, through the Maternal and Newborn Health Technology Initiative (MNTI).

Author: Gundry, D

Publication date: June 2008

Region: Africa

Comparative Study of the Functionality and Acceptability of Four Neonatal Resuscitation Devices

This report documents a participatory evaluation that sought to expand the accessibility, availability, and use of appropriate and effective neonatal resuscitator devices for South African populations.

Publication date: May 2008

Region: Africa

Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage Fact Sheets

The USAID-funded Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage Initiative (POPPHI) has developed numerous fact sheets on postpartum hemorrhage to educate individuals on its severity and how it can be avoided through active management of the third stage of labor.

Author: Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage Initiative (POPPHI)

Publication date: 2008

Region: Global

Active Management of the Third Stage of Labor (AMTSL) Learning Materials

The USAID-funded Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage Initiative developed a learning package on the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage consisting of a reference manual, participant’s notebook, and facilitator’s guide. This learning package was developed for use by nurses, midwives, and doctors providing childbirth and immediate postpartum care. Information about implementing active management of the third stage of labor is featured in this reference manual as well as the corresponding participant’s notebook and facilitator’s guide. The reference manuals and facilitators' guides are available as one large file and also in smaller sections for easier downloading.

Author: Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage Initiative (POPPHI)

Publication date: 2007

Region: Global

Clean Delivery Kit: a Timeline of PATH's Involvement

This document provides a timeline of the Clean Delivery Kit project at PATH.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Global

Directions in Global Health (Volume 3, Issue 3)

This issue of Directions in Global Health features five PATH projects: preparing for an avian influenza outbreak in Ukraine and Georgia; improving nevirapine packaging for prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission; preventing postpartum hemorrhage through the POPPHI initiative; increasing access to safe abortion in Nepal; and supportive supervision of immunization programs in Vietnam.

Author: PATH

Publication date: December 2006

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

A Pilot Introduction of the Nevirapine Infant-Dose Pouch in Kenya in Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) Programs

This document provides a summary of the pilot introduction project in Kenya to provide nevirapine syrup to mothers prior to delivery to assist with the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Publication date: October 2006

Region: Global

Directions in Global Health (Volume 3, Issue 2)

This issue of Directions in Global Health features five PATH projects: our collaboration with the World Health Organization on the Meningitis Vaccine Project; prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Ukraine; a small grants program that is catalyzing behavior change in Africa; the Inter-Act project, which is training truck drivers to slow the HIV epidemic in India; and an evaluation of neonatal resuscitators.

Author: PATH

Publication date: August 2006

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

Improving Delivery of Nevirapine for Infants

This is one of a series of fact sheets that describe PATH's current and past work in Kenya. The fact sheets focus on specific projects as well as unique approaches that cut across projects. This fact sheet describes work to improve single-dose packaging of nevirapine for programs to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Clean-Delivery Kits: Guidelines for Their Use in Programmatic Settings

This two-page document outlines basic programmatic guidelines for the use of clean-delivery kits in international settings. It includes a discussion of kit contents, an overview of research on the effectiveness of kits, principles of clean delivery, issues related to production of local kits, and information about ordering preassembled kits.

Author: Wood S; Coffey P

Publication date: 2006

Region: Global

Global Inventory of Neonatal Resuscitators

The purpose of this global inventory is to provide manufacturer and product information on all neonatal/infant manual resuscitators available worldwide. This inventory includes information on two types of resuscitators: bag and mask, and tube and mask.

Author: Coffey P; Seamans Y

Publication date: 2006

Region: Global

Global Survey on Management of the Third Stage of Labor Reports

These studies aim to provide ministries of health and their partners with data about the actual practice of active management of the third stage of labor (AMTSL), including policy, provider support, and supplies and logistics, along with the descriptive information necessary to assess AMTSL practices and identify barriers to its use in their country.

Publication date: 2006

Region: Global

Instructions for Health Workers: Nevirapine Infant-Dose Pouch

This illustrated job aid provides a quick reference for providers using the nevirapine infant-dose pouch in programs for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT).

Author: Berman A; Brooke S

Publication date: 2006

Region: Global

Printing Template for the Nevirapine Infant-Dose Pouch Label

These labels for the nevirapine infant-dose pouch give instructions for handling and administering the medication; they include a place for health workers to record the expiration date. These labels are available in the following formats: English-language for A4-sized label stock, English-language for 8 ? x 11-inch label stock, and Kiswahili-language for A4-sized label stock.

Author: Berman A; Brooke S

Publication date: 2006

Region: Global

Sourcing Guide: The Nevirapine Infant-Dose Pouch for Use in Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS Programs. Version 1

This guide provides programs for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) with the information they need to independently procure nevirapine infant-dose pouches for use in their PMTCT services. (PATH is not a manufacturer or supplier of the pouch.)

Author: Berman A; Brooke S

Publication date: 2006

Region: Global

Training Manual: Training Providers on Packaging Nevirapine Oral Suspension Using the Nevirapine Infant-Dose Pouch

This manual assists programs in training staff for the introduction of the nevirapine infant-dose pouch into programs for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT). It is intended for adaptation based on individual program needs.

Author: Berman A; Brooke S

Publication date: 2006

Region: Global

Evaluation of a Clean Delivery Kit Intervention in Preventing Cord Infection and Puerperal Sepsis in Mwanza, Tanzania

This is the final research report on the evaluation of clean delivery kits in Tanzania. The purpose of the study was to determine the impact of a delivery kit intervention on reducing cord infection and puerperal sepsis among newborns and their mothers. Study results indicate that use of the clean delivery kit had a positive effect on reducing both cord infection and puerperal sepsis. The effect of the kit on reducing cord infection was much greater than on puerperal sepsis, but both were significant.

Author: Winani S; Coffey P; Wood S; Mosha F; Chirwa T; Changalucha J

Publication date: 2005

Region: Africa

An Investigation Into the Context of Use and Functionality of Neonatal Resuscitator Devices

A HealthTech report evaluating neonatal resuscitators.

Author: Coffey P; Seamans Y; Kelly K

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

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