Subject: About PATH's work > Encouraging healthy behaviors
- Kenya's Munyang'anyi Primary: The WASH-Friendly School
A Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program introduced by APHIAplus Western Kenya has considerably reduced diarrheal cases among students at Munyang’anyi Primary School in Kenya’s Bungoma County.
Publication date: November 2013
- Driving Transformative Innovation . . . To Save Lives
This institutional brochure provides a high-level overview of PATH's work to drive transformative innovation and shape how global health interventions save lives and strengthen communities.
Publication date: August 2013
- Barriers to Access and Use of Public TB Diagnostic Services in Vietnam
This report dissects research results assessing access to and use of public tuberculosis (TB) diagnostic services in nine districts of Vietnam. The report identifies barriers to accessing public-sector TB diagnostic services at the individual, provider, and health system levels.
Publication date: February 2013
- Tackling Pneumonia and Diarrheal Disease Through Program and Policy Coordination: A Case Study of PATH's Integrated Approach in Cambodia
This case study highlights how PATH's Enhanced Diarrheal Disease Initiative can serve as a model for an integrated advocacy and implementation approach to childhood pneumonia and diarrheal disease, which could be replicated in other districts of Cambodia and other countries across the world. This case study is a comprehensive version of the shorter Saving Children Through Program and Policy Integration.
Publication date: January 2013
- mHealth, eHealth, Reproductive Health (Outlook, vol. 29, no. 1)
This issue of Outlook explores the promise and current realities of new information technologies in service to reproductive health programming in low-resource settings (including HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment and maternal and child health interventions). The issue examines new approaches and looks to the future for current needs and potential solutions. Find out more about PATH's work in digital health solutions and reproductive health.
Author: Wittet S
Publication date: December 2012
Part of series: Outlook
- Piloting Retail and Direct Sales Models for Household Water Treatment Products in Cambodia: PATH Partners With Hydrologic and VisionFund to Increase Household Water Treatment
PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and safe storage products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This fact sheet summarizes PATH's work in partnership with Hydrologic Social Enterprise and VisionFund to explore the viability of distributing household water treatment devices through retail and direct sales models.
Publication date: June 2012
- Combining Forces in Cambodia to Overcome Childhood Diarrhea and Pneumonia
This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's ongoing work in Cambodia to integrate diarrhea and pneumonia control. At the national level, PATH collaborated with the Cambodia Ministry of Health to strengthen policy so that effective interventions and appropriate and reliable supplies are made available throughout the public- and private-health sectors as well as in the community to reduce the burden of diarrheal disease and pneumonia among children in Cambodia. PATH also worked on a district-level demonstration project to put policy into practice and inform expansion throughout the country. Through this integrated approach to community health, Cambodia is addressing the two most dangerous threats to its children and is already making a significant and lasting impact.
Publication date: March 2012
- PATH and HIV/AIDS: Applying a Range of Strategies Across Multiple Populations to Achieve Measurable Impact
PATH has worked to reduce the global impact of HIV and AIDS since the epidemic’s inception. Our collaborative approach to leadership and our technical approach to programming align closely with the US Global Health Initiative framework to promote strong health systems. This capability statement summarizes how we've conducted HIV-related activities covering a broad array of populations in 35 countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America.
Publication date: February 2012
- Diarrheal Disease and Childhood Pneumonia in Cambodia
Childhood pneumonia and diarrheal disease are the two leading causes of preventable deaths among children under the age of five in Cambodia and around the world. This fact sheet gives an overview of how PATH is working on an integrated approach to the prevention and treatment of these two illnesses in Cambodia.
Publication date: August 2011
- APHIA II Western Project: Best Practices and Promising Interventions
This report is a review of the USAID-funded AIDS, Population, and Health Integrated Assistance (APHIA II Western) Project, which operated at the provincial level in Western Kenya from December 2006 to December 2010. The project focused primarily on increasing the use of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis health services, the adoption of healthier behaviors, the promotion of family planning and reproductive health services, and maternal and child health. The report is available as one large file or several smaller files.
Publication date: March 2011
- Making Progress Against HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis: PATH Combines Wide-Ranging Expertise With Effective Strategies to Meet Urgent Global Challenges
This brochure provides an overview of PATH's work to reduce the burden of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis around the world. It outlines PATH's overall approach, key strategies, and core competencies.
Publication date: July 2010
- Catalyzing Healthier Labor Migration: Working on Health and Development in Source Communities in Cambodia and Destinations in Thailand
Through PROMDAN, agencies in Thailand and Cambodia responded to the issue of uninformed labor migration. The project aimed to increase access to health services and make labor migration beneficial for migrants and their families. This report documents the development, implementation, and impact of the project.
Publication date: March 2010
- Improving Labor Migration Processes and Protection of Migrant Workers From Cambodia and Thailand: Issues and Recommendations
Through PROMDAN, agencies in Thailand and Cambodia responded to the issue of uninformed labor migration. The project aimed to increase access to health services and make labor migration beneficial for migrants and their families. This fact sheet outlines issues and recommendations for stakeholders.
Publication date: March 2010
- Healthy Mothers and HIV-Free Babies: Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in South Africa's Eastern Cape Province
This document describes the work of the Khusela project, which focuses on integrating services for family planning, reproductive health, and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
Publication date: February 2010
- Designing Communication Strategies That Work: Implementing the SIM Process
This guide introduces a new approach to developing communication strategies at PATH. The SIM process—derived from strategy development, intervention redesign, and monitoring and evaluation—represents a first attempt to systematize three concurrent and interlinked strands of activity in the start-up phase of PATH communication-for-social-change projects. The SIM process is the result of learning from more than a decade of communication programming in the Kenya Country Program, refined and augmented through consultations with communications professionals in other PATH projects worldwide.
Author: Bingham A, Brawley M, Gopinath CY
Publication date: September 2009
- Improving Nutrition for Mothers and Children
This fact sheet provides a brief overview of the Infant & Young Child Nutrition Project.
Publication date: July 2009
- Sure Start: Helping Mothers and Newborns Thrive
Sure Start is an initiative intended to catalyze sustainable improvements in maternal and newborn health through effective community action in selected districts of Uttar Pradesh and urban sites of Maharashtra, India. The Sure Start project has been designed to complement and support the Government of India’s commitment to improving maternal and newborn health. This fact sheet gives an overall picture and progress of the project to date.
Publication date: July 2009
Part of series: Sure Start publications
- Directions in Global Health (Volume 5, Issue 2)
This special issue of Directions in Global Health describes PATH's work on HIV/AIDS. Featured projects focus on implementing interactive communication techniques that promote healthier behaviors, strengthening health systems to address the dual epidemics of HIV and tuberculosis, protecting youth against HIV, challenging gender norms to reduce the spread of HIV, and advancing innovative technologies for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of HIV/AIDS.
Publication date: August 2008
Part of series: Directions in Global Health
- PATH's Safe Water Project in Vietnam and Cambodia
Safe drinking water is essential to good health and quality of life. However, in resource-poor settings like Vietnam and Cambodia, water often comes from unsafe sources and carries dangerous pathogens. This fact sheet outlines the work that PATH is implementing in Vietnam and Cambodia to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain good-quality household water treatment and storage products for low-income populations.
Publication date: July 2008
- 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.
Publication date: August 2006
Part of series: Directions in Global Health