Subject: Reproductive health > Sexually transmitted infections
- Interpersonal Communication for Action on HIV (InterAct IPC): A Guide to Dialogue-Based Communication Methods to Help Key Populations Put HIV Messages Into Practice in India
This toolkit aims to provide interpersonal communication methods to help key population communities identify and address barriers to putting HIV prevention messages into practice in their own lives and within their own contexts. This toolkit was developed by PATH for nongovernmental and community-based organizations and for government health care providers working with key populations on targeted interventions. The methods can also be adapted for use by organizations working on HIV care, support, and treatment.
Publication date: 2008
- Kill or Cure? The Real Lady Killer
This film in the BBC World’s Kill or Cure? series uncovers the challenges of preventing and treating cervical cancer in Africa and highlights exciting new opportunities for dramatically reducing the toll of disease. The BBC crew follows Sarah Nyombi—Ugandan member of parliament, trained midwife, and women's health advocate—as she explores the landscape of cervical cancer. The film is available in two versions: 25 minutes and 12 minutes.
Publication date: July 2009
Part of series: Kill or Cure? videos
- Magnet Theatre in India: A Guide to Using Theatre to Reduce HIV Risk and Promote an Enabling Environment for HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment
This toolkit aims to help key population communities use Magnet Theatre to reduce their risk of HIV and promote an enabling environment for HIV prevention, care, and treatment. This toolkit was developed by PATH for key population troupes trained in Magnet Theatre to use as a reference for their rehearsals and performances. It is also intended for organizations that provide technical and financial support to Magnet Theatre troupes.
Publication date: 2007
- 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
- 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
- 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
- A New HPV-DNA Test for Developing Countries
Demonstration of a new 48-well HPV DNA batch test showing analytical sensitivity to 5000 copies of HPV DNA and other test characteristics that may be suitable for use in low-resource settings. Presented at: 22nd International Papillomavirus Conference, April 30, 2005; Vancouver, BC.
Author: Eder P, Nazarenko I, Peck R, Weigl B, Sellors J, Lorincz A
Publication date: May 2005
- A New Immunochromatographic Strip Test for Neisseria Gonorrhoeae
The development of a rapid and simple immunochromatographic strip test using the L7/L12 Neisseria gonorrhoeae, testing using clinical samples. Presented at: 15th Biennial Congress, International Society of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research, July 27, 2003; Ottawa, Canada.
Author: Matsyshen D, Svanas G, Maynard J, Tam M, Burgess Hay DC
Publication date: July 2003
- 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
- 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
- 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
- PATH in Ethiopia: Working in Partnership for Better Health and Stronger Communities
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 bring our extensive experience and expertise to bear on the country’s health challenges. Our alliances with hundreds of community collaborators provide an entry point for reaching families and communities to improve health and promote change from the ground up.
Publication date: December 2011
- PATH Woman’s Condom Features and Specifications
This fact sheet summarizes the performance objectives, key features, and product specifications of the PATH Woman's Condom.
Author: Robertson J
Publication date: September 2005
- Pharmacy Provision of Youth-Friendly Services: A Toolbox with Resources for On-the-Job Training of Pharmacy Staff in Cambodia
A resource for on-the-job training of pharmacy staff that reinforces knowledge about STIs, EC, and regular contraceptive methods as well as provision of youth-friendly services.
Author: Srimuangboon H; Hutchings J; Weldin M
Publication date: 2005
- Progress in Preventing Cervical Cancer: Updated Evidence on Vaccination and Screening (Outlook, vol. 27, no. 2)
This issue of Outlook provides an update on opportunities for preventing cervical cancer through vaccination and screening. It summarizes recent evidence on the safety and efficacy of human papillomavirus vaccines as well as successful approaches for screening and treatment in low-resource areas. Other topics include cost-effectiveness, communication and training, and implications for policy and programs.
Author: Murray M
Publication date: May 2010
Part of series: Outlook
- Promoting Gender Equity for HIV and Violence Prevention: Results From the PEPFAR Male Norms Initiative Evaluation in Ethiopia
This document presents findings from the evaluation of the PEPFAR Male Norms Initiative, which indicate that interventions to promote gender-equitable norms can successfully influence young men’s attitudes toward gender norms and lead to healthier relationships. The study provides empirical evidence that a community-based intervention focused on combating inequitable and risk-supporting gender norms is associated with reductions in partner violence and improvements in risk outcomes for HIV and sexually transmitted infections.
Author: Pulerwitz J, Martin S, Mehta M, Castillo T, Kidanu A, Verani F, Tewolde S
Publication date: July 2010
- Promoting Gender Equity for HIV and Violence Prevention: Results From the PEPFAR Male Norms Initiative Evaluation in Namibia
Findings from the evaluation of the Male Norms Initiative indicate that interventions to promote gender-equitable norms can successfully influence young men’s attitudes toward gender norms and lead to healthier relationships. The study also provides empirical evidence that a community-based intervention focused on combating inequitable and risk-supporting gender norms is associated with reductions in partner violence and improvements in risk outcomes for HIV and sexually transmitted infections.
Author: Pulerwitz J, Widyono M, Mehta M, Shityuwete J, Verani F, Keulder C
Publication date: October 2010
- 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
- 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