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mHealth, eHealth, Reproductive Health (Outlook, vol. 29, no. 1)

This issue of Outlook explores the promise and current realities of new information technologies in service to reproductive health programming in low-resource settings (including HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment and maternal and child health interventions). The issue examines new approaches and looks to the future for current needs and potential solutions.

Author: Wittet S

Publication date: December 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

Microbicide Delivery Device

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work on microbicide delivery devices.

Publication date: April 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Mobile Midwife Platform

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH and our partners’ work to provide minimally trained health care providers in developing countries with a tool designed to improve postnatal maternal and newborn care in rural clinic- and home-based settings. The tool, which runs on a mobile device, provides midwives with localized guidance on clinical decisions, patient record management, and instructional support.

Publication date: April 2012

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: June 2013

Region: Global

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 secretariat@rhsupplies.org.

Publication date: May 2012

Region: Global

Non-Pneumatic Antishock Garment

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work to make the non-pneumatic antishock garment—an effective tool for the management of postpartum hemorrhage—affordable, available, and accessible in low-resource settings.

Publication date: April 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Noninvasive Technology for Anemia Detection

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH’s work to advance an accurate, noninvasive device that could be used to screen for anemia in low-resource settings at the point of care by minimally trained health workers.

Publication date: November 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

OpenLMIS

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work to develop and deploy OpenLMIS, a community-focused initiative to improve health commodity supply chains, including an open-source, electronic logistics management information system.

Publication date: February 2014

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Oral Rehydration Solution Re-formulated: A New and Improved Lifesaving Solution

This fact sheet highlights PATH's efforts to reduce deaths caused by diarrheal disease by improving the current formulation of oral rehydration solution (ORS) so that it not only reverses dehydration, but also treats diarrheal symptoms. By adding a treatment agent to ORS, PATH and our partners hope to increase ORS utilization in low-resource countries where deaths due to diarrheal disease are the highest.

Publication date: January 2014

Region: North America and Europe

Oxytocin in the Uniject® Prefilled Injection Device: Guatemala Pilot Introduction: Cost Analysis of Replacing Oxytocin in Ampoules With Oxytocin in the Uniject® Prefilled Injection Device for Active Management of the Third Stage of Labor at the Institutional Level in Guatemala

The purpose of this cost analysis study conducted at six health facilites was to determine the costs of replacing the existing delivery method with oxytocin in Uniject® for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage. This study complements a larger study on acceptability and feasibility, Pilot Introduction of Oxytocin in Uniject® During Active Management of the Third Stage of Labor (AMTSL) at the Institutional Level in Guatemala.

Publication date: March 2010

Region: Latin America

Oxytocin in the Uniject™ Injection System

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes the oxytocin in Uniject project at PATH.

Publication date: April 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Oxytocin in the Uniject™ Injection System Summary of Research: 1998–2011

This document summarizes all major pending and completed research that has been conducted with oxytocin in the Uniject™ injection system between 1998 and 2011.

Publication date: November 2011

Region: Global

PATH's Framework for Product Introduction

This paper focuses on PATH's product introduction activities. It also outlines the lessons learned and principles used to measure the impact of our efforts to reach underserved populations and improve global health.

Author: Goodyear L; Harner-Jay C; Burns M

Publication date: 2007

Region: Global

PATH's Healthy Household Initiative

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work on the Healthy Household Initiative promoting the use of latrines, water filters, clean cookstoves, solar lanterns, and bednets.

Publication date: October 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Pilot Introduction of Oxytocin in Uniject® During Active Management of the Third Stage of Labor (AMTSL) at the Institutional Level in Guatemala

This report shares the results of a pilot introduction of oxytocin in the Uniject® device for use with active management of the third stage of labor that was conducted at the institutional level in Guatemala in 2009. Results include details on the feasibility of introducing oxytocin in Uniject in this context as well as the acceptability of this technology among health care providers and facility managers. The cost analysis can be found here.

Publication date: March 2010

Region: Latin America

Protecting Aluminum-Adjuvanted Vaccines From Freeze Damage

This overview describes how PATH has developed a low-cost and straightforward technology for protecting aluminum-adjuvanted liquid vaccines from the irreversible damage that results from freezing. Many current vaccines of importance to global health contain an aluminum salt adjuvant or its equivalent (such as aluminum hydroxide, aluminum phosphate, or calcium phosphate) and would benefit from the technology.

Publication date: October 2012

Region: Global

Renewing US Leadership: Policies to Advance Global Health Research

The fourth annual policy report from the Global Health Technologies Coalition outlines actions the United States can take to help reduce deaths, extend lives, and secure healthier futures by supporting research for new health tools.

Publication date: February 2013

Region: North America and Europe

Part of series: GHTC's annual policy reports

Reproductive Health Commodity Security: Leading From Behind to Forge a Global Movement

It is widely recognized today that ensuring a reliable supply of quality contraceptives is essential to reproductive health programs. The tagline "No product? No program" is known, understood, and embraced by those working to support reproductive health in the developing world. But this was not always the case. This paper tells the story of how what was once seen only as a technical issue became a global movement.

Author: Solo J

Publication date: 2011

Region: Global

Research and the Millennium Development Goals: How Research and Development for New, Innovative Health Tools Can Help Reach Global Health Targets

This fact sheet from the Global Health Technologies Coalition examines how research for new global health tools can help achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

Publication date: September 2010

Region: Global

Sanitation: A Strategic Approach

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet provides an overview of PATH’s sanitation strategy, which addresses access and sustainability in four key areas: market approaches, technology and products, financing, and an overall sanitation framework focused on end users in low-resource settings.

Publication date: May 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

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