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Subject: Reproductive health > Sexually transmitted infections

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Discussion Guides for Peer Educators

These discussion guides were developed for IMPACT project peer educators. The series of seven discussion guides provides systematic, step-by-step guidance for peer educators on HIV and AIDS; covering infection, transmission, living with HIV and the difference between HIV and AIDS.

Author: Gopinath CY; Kiranga M; Obyerodhambo O; Schmidt K

Publication date: 2002

Region: Africa

E6 Based Rapid Diagnostic Test for Cervical Pre-Cancer and Cancer

A pilot clinical study suggests that E6 is an appropriate biomarker for diagnosis of cervical pre-cancer and cancer in a novel oncoprotein-based rapid diagnostic assay for cervical pre-cancer and cancer. Presented at: International Papillomavirus Conference 2009, May 8, 2009; Malmo, Sweden.

Author: Schweizer J, Berard-Bergery M, Bisht A, et al

Publication date: May 2009

Region: Global

An E6 Oncoprotien Based Diagnostic Test for Cervical Pre-Cancer and Cancer

This poster describes the AV Avantage HPV E6 Test and the results from a small clinical pilot study. The AV Avantage HPV E6 Test uses high affinity mAb for the specific capture and detection of high-risk HPV-E6 oncoproteins in a lateral flow–based format. Presented at: 26th International Papillomavirus Conference, July 3, 2010; Montreal, Canada.

Author: Berard-Bergery M, Bisht A, Ho M, et al

Publication date: July 2010

Region: Global

Ensuring the Availability of Reproductive Health Supplies

This case profile highlights a suite of supply-chain projects in reproductive health that serve as examples of PATH's efforts in strengthening health systems. Key issues related to the availability, affordability, and quality of reproductive health supplies are summarized along with PATH’s efforts to improve manufacturing, purchasing, and distribution of reproductive health supplies globally.

Publication date: December 2008

Region: Global

Eritrea: Winning Through Caring

This is one of a series of fact sheets that describe PATH's current and past work in Kenya. The fact sheets focus on specific projects as well as unique approaches that cut across projects. This fact sheet describes PATH's work with the Eritrean government and the World Bank’s HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Tuberculosis Control Project (HAMSET). As part of the FHI/IMPACT project, PATH created Winning Through Caring, behavior change communication that provided information about HIV prevention, care, and support.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Evaluation of Syndromic Management for Chlamydia Trachomatis in STI Clinics in Bolivia

A comparison of the sensitivity and specificity of syndromic management for diagnosis of chlamydia to PCR-based reference methods in a large sample of women in Bolivia. Presented at: International Society for STD Research (ISSTDR), July 26, 2007; Seattle, WA.

Author: Steele M, Tinajeros F, Cohen J, et al

Publication date: July 2007

Region: Global

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

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

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

HIV Eradication: Is it Feasible?

This paper was commissioned for the aids2031 Science and Technology Working Group as part of a series of working papers under the aids2031 initiative. This paper explores the scientific feasibility of finding a cure for HIV/AIDS, and charts opportunities for areas where scientific progress is both possible and likely.

Author: Deeks S

Publication date: November 2008

Region: Global

Part of series: aids2031 working papers

HIV-SRH Convergence: Policy and Practice Update 2

This document is the second in a series of periodic policy and practice updates about work undertaken by PATH on the convergence of HIV services and sexual and reproductive health services in India.

Author: Sellers T; Saha A; Panda M; Bidla RK; Virk AK

Publication date: March 2007

Region: Asia

Part of series: HIV-SRH Convergence newsletters

HIV-SRH Convergence: Policy and Practice Update 3

This newsletter provides an overview of programs within and outside of India that are converging or integrating sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV/AIDS services. It also shares some of the successes, challenges, and best practices emerging from these programs. It is available in two formats: one for onscreen viewing and one for booklet-style printing.

Publication date: April 2009

Region: Asia

Part of series: HIV-SRH Convergence newsletters

HIV-SRH Convergence: Policy and Practice Update 4

This policy and practice update provides an overview of the demonstration project implemented by PATH and partners in the Patna and Muzaffarpur districts of Bihar and in the Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh. In this issue, we describe the project and field activities and share some selected findings from our interactions with communities and health care providers.

Publication date: December 2009

Region: Asia

Part of series: HIV-SRH Convergence newsletters

HIV/AIDS Technologies: A Review of Progress to Date and Current Prospects

This paper was commissioned as an introductory landscape analysis for the aids2031 Science and Technology Working Group as part of a series of working papers under the aids2031 initiative. The paper builds on other recent landscape analysis work in the fields of HIV prevention technologies, therapeutics, and diagnostics and is intended to serve as a resource on the current status of research and development for biomedical and other technological interventions to prevent, treat, and diagnose HIV/AIDS.

Author: Alcorn K

Publication date: October 2008

Region: Global

Part of series: aids2031 working papers

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

Region: Global

Part of series: HPV vaccination project lessons learned reports

HPV Vaccination in Latin America: Lessons Learned From a Pilot Program in Peru

This report summarizes the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program implemented in Peru by PATH, Instituto de Investigación Nutricional, and Ministerio de Salud de Peru, Estrategia Sanitaria Nacional de Inmunizaciones through the HPV Vaccines: Evidence for Impact project. HPV vaccine was made available to all girls aged nine years or older in grade 5 in selected 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. The publication will be useful for policymakers and program managers around the world, and especially in Latin America, who are designing public-sector HPV vaccination programs. To see other reports in this series, visit the RHO Cervical Cancer website.

Publication date: December 2010

Region: Global

Part of series: HPV vaccination project lessons learned reports

Implementing HPV Vaccination Programs: Practical Experience From PATH

This document offers practical information to countries that plan to pilot, expand, or scale up human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs. The main focus is on issues specific to HPV vaccination, such as working with a young adolescent target population in school settings and developing community support for HPV vaccination programs.

Publication date: 2011

Region: Global

In Women’s Hands: A Film on Women, HIV, and Hope

Filmed in several locations across the world, this short documentary is a tool for organizing and creating awareness around the increasing rates of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among women and the importance of advocacy for microbicides. The personal stories portrayed in In Women’s Hands speak to the need for microbicides and the importance for leadership on this issue.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

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

Region: Asia

Integration of Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS Services

This fact sheet provides an overview of sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS service integration and PATH’s experience in this area.

Publication date: December 2008

Region: Global

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