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Subject: Health technologies
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Oral Rehydration Solution Re-formulated: A New and Improved Lifesaving Solution

This fact sheet highlights PATH's efforts to reduce deaths caused by diarrheal disease by improving the current formulation of oral rehydration solution (ORS) so that it not only reverses dehydration, but also treats diarrheal symptoms. By adding a treatment agent to ORS, PATH and our partners hope to increase ORS utilization in low-resource countries where deaths due to diarrheal disease are the highest.

Publication date: January 2014

Region: North America and Europe

Our End-Users as Co-Designers: Development of the Safe Water Project Reference Design and Design Guidelines

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 (HWTS) products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This project brief summarizes PATH's product development process to design an HWTS device that specifically meets the needs of low- and middle-income families. This brief also describes PATH's efforts to create a set of design guidelines for HWTS devices.

Author: Wittet S

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Global

Part of series: Safe water briefs

Outsourcing the Vaccine Supply Chain and Logistics System to the Private Sector: The Western Cape Experience in South Africa

Facilitated by project Optimize, a World Health Organization and PATH collaboration, this review was conducted in the Western Cape of South Africa whereby the Biovac Institute (a third-party, private-sector company) took over the roles of vaccine procurement, warehouse management, inventory management, and vaccine distribution directly to health centers.

Author: Lydon P

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Africa

Outsourcing Vaccine Supply Chain and Logistics to the Private Sector

This project Optimize evidence brief provides supply chain managers in low- and middle-income countries with an overview of the potential benefits of outsourcing components of their vaccine logistics systems to the private sector. It also provides practical advice on determining whether outsourcing is a viable option.

Publication date: October 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Project Optimize evidence brief series

Overview of Nucleic Acid–Based Diagnostic Techniques

To support a World Health Organization (WHO) Evidence Review Group on Malaria Diagnostics in Low-Transmission Settings in December 2013, PATH was invited to provide an overview of polymerase chain reaction and isothermal molecular methods for malaria infection detection. The PowerPoint is provided here and the WHO policy recommendations from the evidence review can be found here.

Author: LaBarre P, Tietje K

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

Oxytocin in the Uniject® Prefilled Injection Device: Guatemala Pilot Introduction: Cost Analysis of Replacing Oxytocin in Ampoules With Oxytocin in the Uniject® Prefilled Injection Device for Active Management of the Third Stage of Labor at the Institutional Level in Guatemala

The purpose of this cost analysis study conducted at six health facilites was to determine the costs of replacing the existing delivery method with oxytocin in Uniject® for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage. This study complements a larger study on acceptability and feasibility, Pilot Introduction of Oxytocin in Uniject® During Active Management of the Third Stage of Labor (AMTSL) at the Institutional Level in Guatemala.

Publication date: March 2010

Region: Latin America

Oxytocin in the Uniject™ Injection System

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes the oxytocin in Uniject project at PATH.

Publication date: May 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Oxytocin in the Uniject™ Injection System Summary of Research: 1998–2011

This document summarizes all major pending and completed research that has been conducted with oxytocin in the Uniject™ injection system between 1998 and 2011.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Global

Packaging Solutions for Nevirapine

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's current project to improve packaging of nevirapine used to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Publication date: May 2010

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Paper Microbicide Applicators: A Low-Cost Solution to Increase Access to HIV Prevention Methods

Since 2003, PATH has conducted a wide range of activities to inform and advance the development of novel microbicide-delivery methods that are safe, acceptable, affordable, and appropriate for use in low-resource settings. This fact sheet describes how PATH identified a paper, user-filled applicator as an important, practical option that could help reduce cost per dose, thereby improving access to microbicide products in impoverished regions most affected by HIV.

Publication date: July 2012

Region: Global

PATH in China: Joining With Diverse Partners to Create Sustainable Health Solutions

This brochure outlines PATH's work in China, with emphasis on public-private partnerships for product development. Areas of focus include vaccines and immunization, health technologies, and women's health.

Publication date: December 2012

Region: Asia

PATH in India: Harnessing Innovation to Improve Health in India and Around the World

This brochure outlines PATH's work in India, where we're addressing a range of health problems while leveraging the country’s growing capacity to innovate and contribute to global health solutions.

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

PATH in Kenya: Innovation and Partnership to Improve Health

This brochure outlines PATH's work to help Kenya's health care sector improve services and strengthen community networks while empowering Kenyans to adopt healthier lifestyles. PATH offers novel approaches and technical expertise to address a range of health challenges, and we manage projects that reach millions of Kenyans.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Africa

PATH in South Africa: A Comprehensive Approach to Improving Maternal and Child Health

This brochure outlines PATH's work to improve health in South Africa by bringing effective interventions to the people who need them most. Our interventions make birth safer, enhance infant and young child health, combat HIV/AIDS, strengthen health systems, and support improved sanitation.

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Africa

PATH Safe Water Program: An Overview of PATH’s Sanitation Efforts

This is part of a series of project briefs discussing the activities, research findings, and field experiences of PATH’s Safe Water Project.

Publication date: March 2010

Region: Global

Part of series: Safe water briefs

PATH Safe Water Project's Monitoring and Evaluation Framework: Testing Market-Based Solutions in Four Countries

PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and storage products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This technical brief summarizes the monitoring and evaluation framework that was used to analyze the success of various market-based approaches that PATH tested in India, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Kenya.

Author: Kols A

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Global

Part of series: Safe water briefs

PATH Today (Fall 1997)

Publication date: October 1997

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

PATH Today (Fall 1998)

Publication date: October 1998

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

PATH Today (Fall 2002)

Publication date: October 2002

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

PATH Today (Fall 2003)

Publication date: October 2003

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today