Subject: Reproductive health > Sexually transmitted infections
- Current PATH Initiatives in Cervical Cancer Prevention
PATH began to focus on cervical cancer in 1991. Over the past 23 years, our portfolio has expanded to cover the full range of technologies and approaches for the prevention of cervical cancer. This fact sheet summarizes PATH’s current work in cervical cancer prevention.
Publication date: August 2014
- Cervical Cancer Action: 2007 to 2014 . . . and Beyond
Cervical Cancer Action is a global partnership chaired by PATH and aimed at reducing cervical cancer in high-burden, low-income countries. Seven years after its founding and eight years after human papillomavirus vaccines first became available, Cervical Cancer Action offers this snapshot of its accomplishments to date and its vision of the work ahead.
Publication date: April 2014
- Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition Website
The Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition is a global partnership of public, private, and nongovernmental organizations dedicated to ensuring that all people in low- and middle-income countries can access and use affordable, high-quality supplies to ensure their better reproductive health.
Publication date: 2014
Part of series: Websites
- 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
- Expanding Paradigms for Cervical Cancer Screening: The Impact of the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention
This paper documents the accomplishments of the PATH-led Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention (ACCP). The report also presents the state of knowledge about alternative screening strategies prior to the establishment of the partnership, as well as contributions of researchers not affiliated with ACCP.
Author: Gaffikin L, Wittet S, and Sherris J
Publication date: August 2013
- Woman's Condom: Comfortable and Confident Protection for Women and Men
The Woman’s Condom is a new female condom designed to protect women and couples from unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections and to be highly pleasurable. This document describes product features and the steps that PATH and our manufacturing partner, Shanghai Dahua Medical Apparatus Company, are taking to raise awareness and build demand. The Woman’s Condom is branded O’lavie™ in China.
Publication date: April 2013
- Woman's Condom: Summary of Clinical Evaluation
The Woman's Condom is a new female condom that has been evaluated for acceptability, performance, and safety in clinical studies across five countries. This document summarizes key findings from completed clinical studies and provides updates on clinical studies in process.
Publication date: February 2013
- Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment in Low-Resource Settings: Practical Experience From PATH
This report is part of the Cervical Cancer Prevention: Practical Experience Series on the RHO Cervical Cancer website. It examines the second component of a successful cervical cancer prevention program—screening and treatment of adult women for precancerous lesions—based on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination demonstration projects that PATH conducted from 2006 to 2011 in India, Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam.
Publication date: 2013
- Messaging Framework for India: Multipurpose Prevention Technologies
This messaging framework was developed to support advocates as they raise awareness and build support for multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) for reproductive health in India. The framework provides a menu of messaging options that advocates can use in presentations, brochures, websites, speeches, or other outreach efforts to help advance support for MPTs in India. It is designed as a trifold brochure.
Publication date: December 2012
- 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
- Combating HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, PATH is working with local groups from the ground up to link people with integrated HIV prevention, care, and support services through the ProVIC project. The five-year project, funded by the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief through the US Agency for International Development, has adapted the Champion Community approach to engage individuals, families, and entire communities, especially high-risk groups, in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Publication date: June 2012
- 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
- New and Underused Reproductive Health Technologies
The Caucus on New and Underused Reproductive Health Technologies is a community of practice established under the auspices of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition, for which PATH serves as Secretariat. Caucus members developed this series of peer-reviewed briefs on underused reproductive health technologies. Responsibility for the selection and contents of the briefs rests solely with the Caucus and does not imply endorsement of any single technology by the Coalition or its wider membership. The briefs are available in one combined file as well as separately. For more information on the Caucus, please visit http://rhsupplies.org/index.php?id=894 or contact email@example.com.
Publication date: May 2012
- Microbicide Delivery Device
Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work on microbicide delivery devices.
Publication date: April 2012
Part of series: Technology Updates
- ProVIC: Integrated HIV/AIDS Project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), PATH and our partners are working from the ground up to better link people to HIV and other health services through the five-year ProVIC project. Our programmatic approach includes working through “champion communities” to link people with integrated HIV prevention, care, and support services. This flyer has two sides: one in English and the other in French. It is also available divided into each language.
Publication date: April 2012
- Integration of Services for HIV/AIDS and Sexual and Reproductive Health: Pilot Projects in India Have Paved the Way for Wider Use of Effective Models, Strategies, and Tools
The HIV/AIDS pandemic has compelled the fields of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV/AIDS to better leverage their strengths. This report outlines the feasibility of convergence through an examination of the potential opportunities and existing barriers to different types of linkages between SRH and HIV services in India.
Publication date: January 2012
- ProVIC Success Story: Community Leadership Fosters Behavior Change Around HIV/AIDS and Mobilizes Communities
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, PATH leads a consortium of partners to help communities find sustainable ways to actively participate in the fight against HIV/AIDS through the ProVIC project. Through the Champion Community approach, communities themselves take the lead in promoting behavior change to reduce stigma for children orphaned or affected by the disease.
Publication date: November 2011
- ProVIC Success Story: Improving Access to HIV Prevention Services and Reducing Stigma Through Mobile Voluntary Counseling and Testing
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, PATH leads a consortium of partners to help communities find sustainable ways to actively participate in the fight against HIV/AIDS through the ProVIC project. ProVIC is expanding and improving HIV prevention services through innovative approaches like mobile HIV counseling and testing clinics, which circulate day and night to reach the most vulnerable groups.
Publication date: November 2011
- HPV Vaccination in Africa: Lessons Learned From a Pilot Program in Uganda
This report summarizes the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program implemented in Uganda by PATH, the Uganda National Expanded Program on Immunization of the Ministry of Health, and the Child Health and Development Centre, through the HPV Vaccines: Evidence for Impact project. HPV vaccine was made available to almost 10,000 girls in select parts of the country. The purpose of the study was to investigate operational issues related to HPV vaccination of young adolescent girls, aimed at identifying effective and cost-effective strategies. This report interprets the results and summarizes helpful lessons for policymakers and program managers, especially those in sub-Saharan Africa, looking to shape their own HPV vaccination programs. To see other reports in this series, visit the RHO Cervical Cancer website.
Publication date: January 2011
Part of series: HPV vaccination project lessons learned reports
- Access for All: The Secretariat of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition Annual Report 2010
The Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition is a global partnership dedicated to making essential reproductive health products available in low- and middle-income countries. As the Coalition’s administrative and operative arm, the Secretariat works to ensure that our partnership functions smoothly and achieves its goals. This report highlights key successes achieved in 2010.
Publication date: 2011