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Subject: Reproductive health
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Nicaragua Family Planning Market Segmentation Analysis

To support a total market approach to family planning in Nicaragua, PATH is helping to enhance the equity and accessibility of family planning services. This study in Nicaragua segments public- and private-sector users into different subgroups, each with its own profile, and makes recommendations about how best to meet the needs of each group. The document highlights not only demographic and economic variations but also differences in values and attitudes, all of which are key drivers of family planning demand.

Author: Winfrey W, Lacayo Y

Publication date: February 2013

Region: Latin America

Operational Assessment: Administration and Management of Sayana® Press in Clinics and Communities in Uganda

This operational assessment of Sayana® Press in Uganda examines the extent to which Sayana® Press facilitates the logistics of managing and administering injectable contraception and assesses whether providers in Uganda find benefits in this new presentation.

Publication date: May 2013

Region: Africa

Options and Challenges for Converging HIV and SRH Services in India: Findings from an Assessment in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh

This report shares findings from an assessment of how access to critical services for populations at risk of HIV and unintended pregnancy can be strengthened by converging HIV and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services under the National Rural Health Mission and the National AIDS Control Programme in India. The report provides information on the demand for, opportunities for, and challenges of implementing HIV and SRH convergence in four Indian states—Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh. The report is available as one large file or as two smaller sections for easier downloading.

Author: PATH HIV-SRH Convergence Project in India

Publication date: June 2007

Region: Asia

Options for Unintended Pregnancies (job aid) [Vietnamese]

Developed as part of a project aimed at strengthening the provision of reproductive health services for young people at pharmacies, this job aid aims to strengthen the knowledge of pharmacy staff of the options to offer clients for managing unintended pregnancies, and provides a list of youth friendly services in Thanh Hoa.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

Order form for PATH's emergency contraception materials

Use this form to purchase bulk quantities of the "Key Facts" and "Just Had Sex?" brochures about emergency contraception.

Publication date: June 2005

Region: North America and Europe

Outlook and RHO Report on Evaluation Activities in 2003

This document reports on 2003 Outlook and RHO reader evaluations, which included surveys, focus group discussions, and key-informant interviews. The report discusses evaluation methods and results, compares results to a 1997 Outlook reader survey and a 1999 RHO user survey, and outlines recommendations and outcomes. Appendices include a copy of the surveys and responses, key-informant questionnaire, focus group discussion guide, and sample pages of Outlook's design, pre- and post-evaluation.

Author: Boyd A; Kirshbaum J

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Palliative Care for Women with Cervical Cancer: A Field Manual

This manual was developed for health care providers such as community nurses and medical doctors who care for women who are dying of advanced cervical cancer. It offers recommendations for providing supportive care for women with the disease and provides practical advice on managing physical signs and symptoms, using modern medications to relieve pain, promoting good nutrition, and addressing social, emotional, and spiritual issues.

Author: Herdman C; Levin K; Dzuba I; Castro W; Muhombe K; Sellors J

Publication date: 2003

Region: Global

Palliative Care for Women With Cervical Cancer: A Kenya Field Manual

This field manual was developed for visiting nurses or health facility-based nurses and physicians in Kenya to use when caring for women with terminal cervical cancer. It focuses on understanding cervical cancer, relieving the physical problems associated with it, and addressing social, emotional, and spiritual issues faced by women with terminal disease and their families. It offers the reader simple, practical advice on the drugs and techniques that are effective in the management of the most common problems confronting women and their families.

Author: Sellors J; Muhombe K; Castro W

Publication date: 2004

Region: Africa

Palliative Care: Supporting Women With Advanced Cancer

Publication date: 2003

Region: Global

Pap Smears: An Important But Imperfect Screening Method

Publication date: 2002

Region: Global

The Pap Test: Evidence to Date

The ACCP has developed a set of presentation materials to help cervical cancer prevention advocates make presentations to policymakers, donors, clinicians, program managers, community health workers and others who may be interested or actively involved in cervical cancer prevention. The presentations are available on the ACCP web site in both PowerPoint and as PDF files.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Global

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: June 2012

Region: Global

Participatory Site Assessment: A Guide to Generating Information to Design Community-Based Interventions for HIV Prevention in India

This toolkit aims to help key population communities mobilize themselves for HIV prevention and to generate information to design HIV prevention interventions and services. This toolkit was developed by PATH for nongovernmental and community-based organizations that intend to implement HIV risk-reduction projects and targeted interventions with key populations.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

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: November 2012

Region: Asia

PATH in Ethiopia: Driving Transformative Innovation to Address Maternal and Child Health and Infectious Disease

This brochure outlines PATH's work in Ethiopia to improve health. We work side by side with Ministry of Health officials, nongovernmental organizations, multilateral agencies, and other development-sector partners to mobilize partners, resources, and communities to reach the most vulnerable. Our alliances and relationships across every level of Ethiopia's health system allow us to strengthen health care services, build stronger health infrastructure, and reach families and communities with lifesaving interventions.

Publication date: October 2013

Region: Africa

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 to Growth: A Life-Planning Skills Training Manual

This handbook is an English translation of the Chinese manual created for the China Youth Reproductive Health Project. It includes modules for facilitators to conduct life-planning skills training for young people.

Publication date: February 2004

Region: Asia

PATH Today (Fall 1997)

Publication date: September 1997

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

PATH Today (Fall 1999)

Publication date: September 1999

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

PATH Today (Fall 2000)

Publication date: September 2000

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today