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Vaccines in the Uniject™ Injection System

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work on the Uniject™ injection system for use with vaccines.

Publication date: August 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Advancing Commitments to Reproductive and Maternal Health: Country Caucuses and Policy Dialogue

This document highlights the outcomes of an event at the 2013 Women Deliver Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, that drew together 260 global health professionals to discuss and make plans to address key issues to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health in their own countries and states.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Global

Chlorhexidine for Umbilical Cord Care

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work on the use of chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

The FDA's Role in Global Health: Helping Safe, Effective Health Tools Reach People in Need Worldwide

This fact sheet from the Global Health Technologies Coalition outlines the FDA's role in global health and offers recommendations for how the FDA can continue to play an important role in efforts to ensure the safety of health tools to prevent, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases that affect millions of people worldwide every year.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: North America and Europe

Protecting Global Access to Lifesaving Vaccines: PATH’s Global Advocacy Strategy During the United Nations Environment Program Mercury Treaty Negotiations

This case study highlights PATH and our partners’ successful advocacy efforts to ensure the protection of vaccines containing thiomersal—a preservative used in multi-dose vaccines. In January 2013, government delegates finalized a global environmental treaty on mercury having agreed to exclude vaccines containing the preservative thiomersal from further regulation.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Global

Rapid Tests for Cervical Cancer

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work to develop rapid tests for cervical cancer.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

SILCS Diaphragm

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes the SILCS diaphragm project at PATH.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Simple and Affordable Testing for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work to develop a simple, affordable test for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Tackling Pneumonia and Diarrhea Together: A Mapping Brief of Global Strategies for Pneumonia and Diarrheal Disease

This policy brief highlights the array of global policies related to pneumonia and diarrheal disease and how the Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhea, released by the World Health Organization and UNICEF in April 2013, supports all of these efforts by providing an integrated framework for addressing both diseases.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Global

UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities Technical Reference Team Briefs

The UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children (the Commission) was formed in 2012 by the UN Secretary-General as a part of the Every Woman Every Child movement. The Commission’s framework for action outlines a priority list of 13 commodities and 10 cross-cutting recommendations to rapidly increase access and use. To help carry forward the Commission’s recommendations at the global and national levels, Global Technical Reference Teams (TRT) were established. One group was formed for each of the 13 commodities and 10 recommendations, and an advocacy working group is dedicated to advancing their cross-cutting goals. The advocacy working group, convened by PATH, developed a series of briefs highlighting the major goals, challenges, and activities of each TRT.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Global

Woman's Condom

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes the Woman's Condom project at PATH.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

mPneumonia Application

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH’s work to develop a cell phone–based application to assist with management of childhood pneumonia in resource-limited settings. Called the mPneumonia application, it will incorporate a digital version of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness algorithm with a software-based respiratory rate counter and a pulse oximeter, providing a user-friendly diagnostic and management tool.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health: PATH's Collaborations With European Partners

This policy brief highlights the essential role that public-private partnerships play in how PATH effectively develops innovations with our European partners to overcome global health challenges. These partnerships are key to ensuring the sustainability and impact of health innovations. For further information on PATH's public-private partnerships, see Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health: How PATH Advances Technologies Through Cross-Sector Collaboration.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: North America and Europe

User-Friendly Product Presentation: Amoxicillin Dispersible Tablets for the Treatment of Childhood Pneumonia

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH’s work to evaluate existing package designs for amoxicillin dispersible tablets for the treatment of childhood pneumonia. The project will develop preliminary concepts for improved product design to facilitate distribution and clear instructions to facilitate treatment adherence.

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Collaborating With Corporate Partners to Transform Global Health Through Innovation

PATH’s pioneering work with the private sector strengthens vulnerable communities and saves lives. This overview document explains the three primary ways PATH collaborates with the private sector to bring innovation to scale and features examples of successful PATH partnership projects.

Publication date: May 2013

Region: Global

Financing and Coordination of Health Research: Perspectives from Nonprofits on Accelerating Product Development and Improving Access for Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This paper is the first in a series that will demonstrate how nonprofit product development organizations work to advance research and development for poverty-related and neglected diseases and conditions in low- and middle-income countries. This series is meant to inform global policy and financing debates, including but not limited to discussions on the recommendations outlined in the 2012 report from the WHO Consultative Expert Working Group on research and development.

Publication date: May 2013

Region: Global

A History of Vaccines

This fact sheet on the history of vaccines gives a brief overview of disease rates before and after the development of vaccines.

Publication date: May 2013

Region: Global

Investing in Vaccines for the Developing World

This fact sheet on investing in vaccines for the developing world details the cost of developing and distributing vaccines, and it outlines the innovative funding solutions designed to address these issues.

Publication date: May 2013

Region: North America and Europe

Menstrual Hygiene Management: Developing an Affordable Sanitary Pad

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work to develop and advance appropriate, affordable options for women and girls to manage menstruation in low-resource settings.

Publication date: May 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Oral Rehydration Therapy/Oral Rehydration Solution

This fact sheet aims to raise awareness about oral rehydration therapy to rehydrate people—particularly infants and children—who have lost fluids because of diarrhea. One in a set of introductory resources, it provides stakeholders and policymakers in the world’s poorest countries with crucial information on a proven intervention in the fight against diarrheal disease.

Publication date: May 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Diarrheal disease fact sheets

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