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Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Project Website

The Infant & Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Project website offers nutrition information and resources for global health professionals. It provides training tools, publications, and other resources on maternal nutrition, breastfeeding, complementary feeding, infant feeding within the context of HIV, and infant feeding during and after illness. The website is no longer updated, but it remains available to host the wealth of materials developed by the project and other organizations.

Publication date: 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Websites

IYCN Update

IYCN Update was a periodic email newsletter from USAID’s Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Project that offered updates on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition for global health professionals. It was distributed four times per year and included research highlights, new resources, and IYCN Project news.

Publication date: 2012

Region: Global

Sure Start: Saving Lives of Mothers and Newborns in Maharashtra: City-Specific Intervention Models

This document summarizes the models employed by Sure Start in urban slum areas of Maharashtra, India, to ensure good-quality care and medical assistance to expectant mothers and newborns: volunteerism, public-private partnership, quality of care, community-based health insurance, convergence of maternal and newborn health and HIV services, and an emergency health fund and prepaid card.

Publication date: 2012

Region: Asia

Part of series: Sure Start publications

Delivering Health Solutions to Those in Need: Our Work in Malaria Control, Child Nutrition, and HIV Prevention Builds Healthier Communities

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work in Zambia, including our work to support data-driven malaria control measures, improve child health and nutrition, prevent HIV infection, and create better information management systems.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Africa

Directions in Global Health (Volume 8, Issue 2)

This issue of Directions in Global Health features PATH’s work to address noncommunicable diseases, such as diabetes and cancer. It also covers efforts to improve health in Kenya, build global and country capacity for influenza control, improve gender equity in China, and integrate health services for better outcomes.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

Meeting the Global Need for Nutrients: PATH Uses Innovative Approaches and Strong Partnerships to Combat Malnutrition

This fact sheet outlines PATH's work to use innovative approaches and strong partnerships to combat malnutrition in developing countries. Topics include ensuring optimal nutrition for young children, using technologies to improve nutrition, and linking nutrition with other sectors.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Global

Part of series: Areas of focus fact sheets

PATH in Tanzania: Using Integrated Approaches to Expand Solutions for Tuberculosis, HIV, and Other Health Challenges

This brochure describes PATH's work in Tanzania, including how we improve services for tuberculosis and HIV, protect communities from malaria, expand cervical cancer options for women, and address other pressing health issues.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Africa

Part of series: Country brochures

PATH Today (Winter 2011)

This issue of PATH Today features our work in vaccines, with a focus on how PATH is making "hidden solutions" available, and describes lifesaving changes in South Africa's infant feeding policies. It also includes news from our malaria and meningitis work, an announcement of PATH's new blog, and a profile of PATH donor Lora Kaiser.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

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

PATH in Kenya: Innovation and Partnership to Improve Health

This brochure outlines PATH's work to help Kenya's health care sector improve services and strengthen community networks while empowering Kenyans to adopt healthier lifestyles. PATH offers novel approaches and technical expertise to address a range of health challenges, and we manage projects that reach millions of Kenyans.

Publication date: November 2011

Region: Africa

Part of series: Country brochures

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

Region: Africa

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

Region: Africa

Eliminating Malaria: Learning From the Past, Looking Ahead

This report in the Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series details previous malaria elimination and eradication efforts to date and summarizes ongoing progress in all malaria-endemic areas of the world.

Author: Rietveld A, Kurdova-Mintcheva R

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Global

Part of series: Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series

PATH in South Africa: A Comprehensive Approach to Improving Maternal and Child Health

This brochure outlines PATH's work to improve health in South Africa by bringing effective interventions to the people who need them most. Our interventions make birth safer, enhance infant and young child health, combat HIV/AIDS, strengthen health systems, and support improved sanitation.

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Africa

Part of series: Country brochures

Rapid Reporting Systems: Tracking Data to Defeat Malaria

Rapid reporting systems help countries identify and respond to infections in real time. This fact sheet provides an overview of rapid reporting and how it is being used in the field to record and convey information quickly, aiding malaria-elimination efforts.

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Africa

A Decade of Partnership and Results

Part of the Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series, this report demonstrates the dramatic successes achieved by the malaria community over the past ten years. As a result of greater commitment and increased resources being made available to national malaria control programs, interventions have reached vulnerable populations and thousands of lives have been saved. The report details the evolution and effectiveness of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership over the years, demonstrating how a strong, well-organized community can help deliver broad health benefits while relieving overburdened health systems.

Author: White Johansson EW, Newby H, Carvajal L, et al

Publication date: September 2011

Region: Global

Part of series: Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series

Join Up, Scale Up: How Integration Can Defeat Disease and Poverty

Co-authored by Action Against Hunger, Action for Global Health, End Water Poverty, PATH, Tearfund, and WaterAid, this report highlights examples across 17 countries of how bringing different development approaches together—or integration—is working to help tackle poverty and disease, and calls on the international community, including donor and developing-country governments, to prioritize and invest in these joined-up programs.

Publication date: September 2011

Region: Global

Public-Private Mix: Involving Pharmacies and Other Providers in TB Control - A Cambodia Case Study

This document describes the successful introduction of a public-private mix program designed to increase the detection of tuberculosis in Cambodia. It is hoped that health programs in other high-burden countries will find this a useful guide for introducing or scaling up their own public-private mix activities.

Publication date: September 2011

Region: Asia

A Trainer's Guide for a Workshop on Tuberculosis for Pharmacy Staff in Cambodia

This guide is based on widely used global training curricula for pharmacy staff developed and tested by PATH. The guide is intended for distribution to the tuberculosis trainers in Cambodia's municipal health departments, provincial health departments, and operational districts as well as the Pharmacy Association of Cambodia who have attended a trainer of trainers' course. The full guide contains two complete sections: one in Khmer and one in English. It is also available divided into each language.

Publication date: September 2011

Region: Asia

Management of the HIV Epidemic in Nicaragua: The Need to Improve Information Systems and Access to Affordable Diagnostics

This article, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, discusses the need for better information systems and diagnostics for HIV in Nicaragua, a country with a growing epidemic among young people.

Author: Espinoza H, Sequeira M, Domingo G, Amador JJ, Quintanilla M, de los Santos T

Publication date: August 2011

Region: Latin America

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