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Subject: Reproductive health
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Evaluation of the PATH GC-Check Rapid Test for the Detection of Gonococcal Infection Among Female Sex Workers in Benin

A report on the comparison of results from the PATH GC-check rapid test for gonococcal infection to the 16SrRNA PCR test conducted in a laboratory. Presented at: International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR), July 10, 2005; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Author: Michel A, Aïna G, Ndour M, et al

Publication date: July 2005

Region: Global

Evaluation of Youth-Friendly Services in Shanghai

These documents describe a study to evaluate youth-friendly service centers at different levels under the China Youth Reproductive Health Project. The study evaluated the centers' service provision and service utilization, analyzed the needs of adolescents, and identified improvements needed in Shanghai's youth services. A full report is provided in English, with summaries in both English and Chinese.

Publication date: May 2005

Region: Asia

Evaluation Summary: Changing Gender Norms Among Young Men and Reducing Violence in Chongqing, China

This evaluation summary outlines the methodology and key findings of the Nike Foundation–funded Breaking Gender Barriers project with male factory workers and vocational students in Chongqing, China.

Publication date: June 2012

Region: Asia

Evaluation Summary: Changing Gender Norms of Kenyan Scouts

PATH led the implementation and evaluation of a merit-based educational program aimed at changing inequitable gender norms among Kenyan boy and girl scouts in Coast Province in order to decrease the risk of HIV infection and gender-based violence among participants.

Publication date: January 2012

Region: Africa

Examining the Costs of Providing Medical Abortion in Vietnam

Abortion is a widely available and extensively utilized legal medical procedure in Vietnam. However, there are still a number of serious concerns related to the quality of care associated with available abortion services, such as clinical practices, a woman

Author: Luu H; Gardner M; Levin C

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

Expanding Magnet Theater

This fact sheet describes PATH's work to bring magnet theater to Shikusa Juvenile Centre in Western Kenya.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Exploring Enterprise-Based Life-Planning Skills Training

This case study documents the implementation from November 2001 to September 2005 of the China Youth Reproductive Health project by the Guangdong Provincial Highway Company, a division of the Guangdong Transportation Group. Project processes, outcomes, and challenges related to implementation of life-planning skills training and other project activities are shared.

Publication date: June 2005

Region: Asia

The Facts: Female Genital Mutilation

This fact sheet provides statistics on female genital mutilation (FGM) worldwide. It summarizes who is affected, reasons for FGM, where it is practiced, the four types of FGM as defined by the World Health Organization, and global efforts to stop FGM.

Author: Reymond L, Mohamud A, Ali N

Publication date: December 1997

Region: Global

Family Planning and the Environment: Connected Through Human and Community Well-Being (Outlook, vol. 27, no. 1)

This issue of Outlook provides an overview of the family planning/environment relationship, including lessons learned for integrated programs and case studies of tested approaches for extending family planning into remote rural areas. These communities suffer disproportionately from environmental degradation and associated poor health consequences.

Author: Gaffikin L

Publication date: March 2010

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

Feasibility of Administering Sayana® Press in Clinics and Communities: Summary Findings From an Operational Assessment in Senegal

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

Publication date: April 2013

Region: Africa

Female Condom: A Powerful Tool for Protection

More than 100 experts from 15 countries met in Baltimore, Maryland, in September 2005 at the Global Consultation on the Female Condom (GCFC) to discuss the status of the female condom worldwide and to develop a plan of action to build support for the method. This document answers key questions about the female condom and builds on the momentum created at the GCFC by presenting evidence of the female condom's effectiveness and impact, identifying current challenges to wider use, and indicating the steps that need to be taken now to develop strong female condom programs worldwide.

Publication date: 2006

Region: Global

The Female Condom: Significant Potential for STI and Pregnancy Prevention (Outlook, vol. 22, no. 2)

This issue of Outlook provides new information about the female condom as presented at the September 2005 Global Consultation on the Female Condom. Topics include evidence of the female condom's effectiveness for prevention of STIs and pregnancy, issues related to expanding access and use, and gaps in the knowledge base. Successful program examples and a detailed table of female condoms currently available or under development are also presented.

Author: Shane B

Publication date: May 2006

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

Female Genital Mutilation in Africa: An Analysis of Current Abandonment Approaches

This report explores female genital mutilation (FGM) practices, evaluates approaches to abandoning the practice, describes the roles of various stakeholders in the abandonment process, and shares lessons learned from FGM abandonment programs.

Author: Mateshi J; Sass J

Publication date: 2005

Region: Africa

The First 55 Steps: Report of the Microbicide Development Strategy’s Civil Society Working Group

This report provides an overview of the status of civil-society engagement in each phase of microbicide research, development, and introduction and identifies the resources and specific action steps needed to move from the current level of engagement to where we need to be. .

Author: Forbes A, Sylla L, Yassky R

Publication date: February 2008

Region: Global

Game Board and Manual for the Entre Amigas Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health Game

Game board and manual for the translated and adapted version of PATH's "Safari of Life" game on adolescent sexual and reproductive health. The manual is available as one large file and as seven smaller files for easier downloading.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Latin America

Games for Adolescent Reproductive Health: An International Handbook

Author: Hendrix-Jenkins A; Clark S; Gerber W; LeFevre J; Quiroga R

Publication date: 2002

Region: Global

Gender and Health Project With Young Men in Chongqing, China: Facilitator Manual

The Gender and Health Project With Young Men curriculum provides instructions for facilitating participatory and interactive discussions with young people on issues related to changing gender norms to be more gender equitable. The curriculum includes eight sessions: gender and power (two sessions), sexuality, men and health, healthy relationships, HIV/AIDS and condom use, gender roles and fatherhood, and violence.

Publication date: May 2010

Region: Asia

Gender Inequities and Women's Health (Outlook, vol. 16, no. 4)

Author: Kols A

Publication date: February 1999

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

The Growing Chronic Disease Burden: Implications for Reproductive Health (Outlook, vol. 26, no. 1)

This issue of Outlook discusses the emerging chronic disease burden in developing countries with a focus on cardiovascular conditions, diabetes, and the risk factor of obesity. The newsletter addresses relationships between chronic diseases and reproductive health, such as hypertension and diabetes in pregnancy, and contraceptive choice for women with cardiovascular conditions and risk factors.

Author: Drake JK

Publication date: July 2009

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

A Guide to Developing Materials on HIV/AIDS and STIs

The focus of this guide is on developing educational materials for use in programs to reduce the incidence of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS. The primary audience comprises public and private agencies and individuals working in STI and HIV prevention education in Eurasian countries. The recommended methodologies described in this guide are applicable to print materials as well as audiovisual or mass media materials for almost any population group. The Russian version edition was adapted from several previous publications, namely, the Immunization and Child Health Materials Development Guide (PATH, 2001) and Developing Materials on HIV/AIDS and STIs for Low-Literate Audiences (FHI/PATH, 2002).

Publication date: 2003

Region: Eastern Europe

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