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Fighting Malaria Today and Tomorrow: PATH Works With Developing Countries to Achieve a Malaria-Free World

This fact sheet describes PATH's work to eliminate malaria, including expanding the use of lifesaving tools, identifying and developing better diagnostics and drugs, devising new strategies for malaria control, and accelerating the development of malaria vaccines.

Publication date: April 2014

Region: Global

Part of series: Areas of focus fact sheets

Finding and Treating Tuberculosis in Children: Tanzania is One of the First African Countries to Turn the Tide on Pediatric TB

This project brief showcases PATH's contributions to pediatric tuberculosis (TB) services in Tanzania. This work was made possible through generous funding from the United States Agency for International Development. For a related brief on TB/HIV service integration in Tanzania, see Tackling TB and HIV Co-infection in Tanzania.

Publication date: May 2014

Region: Africa

First Results of Phase 3 Trial of RTS,S/AS01 Malaria Vaccine in African Children

A malaria vaccine, deployed in combination with current malaria-control tools, could play an important role in the future control and eventual elimination of malaria in Africa. This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, reports the initial results of an ongoing phase 3 trial of RTS,S/AS01 being conducted at 11 centers in seven African countries.

Publication date: November 2011

Region: Africa

Focus on Senegal

The first country report in the Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series, published in collaboration with Senegal’s National Malaria Control Programme, describes how Senegal achieved a spectacular drop in its malaria burden in just five years.

Author: Mouzin E, Thior PM, Diouf MB, Sambou B

Publication date: November 2010

Region: Africa

Part of series: Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series

Focus on Zambia

This report, part of the Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series, shows how Zambia has built up a strong disease-control program, with well-defined goals and organizational plans.

Author: Mouzin E, Mukonka V, Kamuliwo M, et al

Publication date: April 2011

Region: Africa

Part of series: Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series

Formative Assessment of Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices at the Community Level in Zambia

This report reveals the results of formative research conducted to fill gaps in understanding of caregivers’ infant and young child feeding practices, following on the results of the 2007 Zambia Demographic and Health Survey. In particular, the study explores factors that influence a mother’s ability to exclusively breastfeed for the first six months of an infant’s life and factors that influence appropriate complementary feeding for children 6–23 months of age.

Publication date: November 2010

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

Giving Back: Community Support for TB/HIV Treatment in Tanzania

In the fight against tuberculosis (TB) in Tanzania, PATH has been encouraging community members in several districts to take part in TB case detection. This story describes how one community member, Mohammed, has made a difference in Zanzibar. A former cocaine addict, Mohammed works at a recovery center for drug addicts. With training organized by PATH, he learned how to screen and refer people who may have TB; he also support patients during their treatment. Mohammed’s work is critical to the larger community, increasing diagnosis and treatment as well as awareness around TB and TB/HIV. This story is one of a series of success stories that showcase some of the ways that PATH’s work in TB is having an impact on people’s lives in a variety of settings around the world. This work was made possible through generous funding from the US Agency for International Development.

Publication date: March 2014

Region: Africa

Part of series: Tuberculosis success stories

Global Health Technologies Coalition Website

The Global Health Technologies Coalition's website offers information and resources on research and development for new global health tools. It also serves as a clearinghouse of information about coalition activities and global health research and development.

Publication date: 2014

Region: Global

Part of series: Websites

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

Guide to Monitoring and Evaluation of Advocacy, Communication, and Social Mobilization to Support Tuberculosis Prevention and Care

This guide was developed to help advocacy, communication, and social mobilization (ACSM) programs at national and subnational levels strengthen routine monitoring and evaluation of tuberculosis ACSM activities. For a training curriculum that is based on the guide, see Monitoring and Evaluation of Advocacy, Communication, and Social Mobilization Interventions to Support Tuberculosis Prevention and Care: Training Curriculum.

Publication date: March 2013

Region: Global

A Guide to Participatory Monitoring of Behavior Change Communication for HIV/AIDS: Getting the Community and Program Staff Involved in Assessing and Improving Programs

This guide was designed to help managers and behavior change communication specialists support program staff, particularly those in the field, by providing a step-by-step process for how to develop a monitoring system that is responsive to the needs of local partners, program staff, and managers.

Author: Gill K; Emah E; Fua I

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Health Human Resources Support for TB Control: Maximizing Capacity to Achieve Universal Access in India

This project brief describes PATH’s work in promoting tuberculosis (TB) control in India by contributing to health human resources development throughout the country. With support from the United States Agency for International Development, PATH worked with Initiatives Inc. to assess the state of human resources working in TB-related capacities in India, to analyze the feasibility of integrating the national TB program with the general health system, and to pilot an integrated model of TB programming within the general health system in four districts. The brief outlines lessons learned that can be applied to future health human resources development in TB-related capacities in India and globally.

Publication date: May 2014

Region: Asia

Part of series: Tuberculosis activities in India

A HealthTech Historical Profile: HIV Dipstick

Historical profile on the PATH development and advancement of the HIV dipstick.

Publication date: June 2005

Region: North America and Europe

A Healthy Dose

A Healthy Dose from PATH’s Drug Development program gives advocates, policymakers, government and agency leaders, and anyone interested in global health a quarterly update on our work. Each issue features reports from the field, news on the latest clinical trial milestones, and resources in nonprofit drug development.

Publication date: 2014

Region: Global

Part of series: E-newsletters

Healthy Mothers and HIV-Free Babies: Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in South Africa's Eastern Cape Province

This document describes the work of the Khusela project, which focuses on integrating services for family planning, reproductive health, and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Publication date: February 2010

Region: Africa

Helping PEPFAR Partners Manage Health Care Waste: Practical Approaches and Lessons Learned From Uganda and Nigeria

Under the Making Medical Injections Safer project, PATH has supported ministries of health and environment to develop the systems needed for effective health care waste management. This paper describes the process, tools, and strategies used to successfully engage PEPFAR partners in Uganda and Nigeria to improve health care waste management.

Publication date: October 2009

Region: Africa

HIV Dipstick

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes the HIV dipstick project at PATH.

Publication date: May 2009

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

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 Prevention on the Roads of East Africa

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 an innovative campaign to catch the attention of truck drivers on East African highways and get them thinking about ways to avoid AIDS.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

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