Subject: About PATH's work > Strengthening health systems
- Public-Private Mix for TB-HIV Control
This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work in Vietnam to control tuberculosis and HIV by enhancing referrals from the private sector to existing public-sector prevention and treatment services, thus improving case detection.
Publication date: September 2012
- 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
- Reaching Youth Through Pharmacies
This fact sheet describes the work of the RxGen Project.
Publication date: June 2006
- Saving Children Through Program and Policy Integration: A Peek Into PATH’s Coordinated Approach to Curbing Pneumonia and Diarrhea in Cambodia
PATH and our partners implemented the Enhanced Diarrheal Disease Initiative in 2011 to tackle the leading killers of Cambodian children under five years old: pneumonia and diarrheal disease. The program successfully strengthened policies related to diarrheal disease and pneumonia and implemented a new integrated package of services within rural communities. This document is a condensed version of the case study Tackling Pneumonia and Diarrheal Disease Through Program and Policy Coordination.
Publication date: February 2013
- Scaling Up Lifesaving Commodities for Women, Children, and Newborns: An Advocacy Toolkit
This toolkit provides information about the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities (the Commission), 13 priority commodities, and examples of how its ten recommendations to improve access and availability are being applied globally and within countries. It also provides advocacy resources for utilizing the Commission platform to raise awareness and engage stakeholders in addressing commodity-related gaps in policy.
Author: Kade K, Kingshott E, Latimer A, Nieuwenhuyus B, Pacque M, Fox S, Lias N
Publication date: December 2013
- Screening and Treatment to Reduce the Risk and Incidence of Cervical Cancer
This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work to prevent cervical cancer in Vietnam through the piloting of a "screen and treat" model in three provinces.
Publication date: May 2011
- Sedibeng District Profile: Supporting Enhanced Child Health Services
This document describes the Window of Opportunity project's efforts to enhance child health services in Sedibeng District, South Africa. The Window of Opportunity project is a five-year initiative led by PATH, with support from BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities, that focuses on improving the health and development of children younger than two years in South Africa and Mozambique.
Publication date: September 2012
Part of series: Window of Opportunity project: district profiles
- Senegal: Changing the Face of Immunization in West Africa - Practical Solutions Transform Vaccine Delivery and Injection Safety
Publication date: 2004
- SRH-HIV Convergence Newsletter (Volume 1, Issue 1)
This document is the first in a series of periodic policy and practice updates about work undertaken by PATH on the convergence of HIV services and sexual and reproductive health services (SRH) in India.
Author: Sellers T, Saha A, Panda M, Pauchauri A
Publication date: April 2006
Part of series: HIV-SRH Convergence newsletters
- Streamlining Immunization Logistics in the Provinces of Central Java and Yogyakarta, Indonesia
This document describes the Streamlining Immunization Logistics project, implemented between April 2005 and March 2006 in eight districts of Central Java and Yogyakarta, Indonesia. This project has demonstrated qualitative improvements in the efficiency of sub-national logistic systems supporting the delivery of immunization services.
Author: Lloyd J
Publication date: 2006
- Strengthening Health Systems Through Procurement
This two-page fact sheet details the procurement systems strengthening work that PATH has done over two decades in over 30 countries.
Publication date: June 2008
- Strengthening Immunization Services Through Service Delivery Support: The Andhra Pradesh Experience
Publication date: 2006
- Strengthening National Regulatory Capacity: PATH Supports Countries to Ensure Health Products Are Safe, Effective, and Swiftly Delivered
Global investments to strengthen regulatory capacity in developing countries help ensure desperately needed medical products are delivered, thereby improving health and equipping countries with the expertise and infrastructure to make important health decisions for years to come.
Publication date: July 2012
- Strengthening Private-Sector Involvement in TB and HIV in Vietnam
This factsheet introduces PATH’s work in Vietnam to design and implement approaches to working with private-sector providers as a way to increase access to existing TB and HIV case detection, treatment, and prevention services.
Publication date: July 2008
- Strengthening the Quality of Abortion Services in Vietnam
This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work to improve the quality of and access to medical abortion services, including post-abortion family planning, at the district level in Vietnam.
Publication date: March 2013
- Strengthening the Role of Pharmacies: Building Pharmacists' Capacity as Primary Health Care Providers
This fact sheet describes PATH's work to strengthen the capacity of staff in almost 1,000 pharmacies across Vietnam to deliver primary health care services.
Publication date: August 2012
- Strengthening Vietnam's immunization program
PATH, in close partnership with Vietnam's National Expanded Program on Immunization (NEPI), has worked to increase the quality, safety, and efficiency of immunization services through the Iris Project. This fact sheet describes the project's process of testing province-wide systems improvements, identifying best practices, and encouraging other provinces to adopt the improvements. Work included updating and improving policies, training staff, and increasing community knowledge and demand for vaccination, particularly through technical updates, training of trainers, an introduction to supportive supervision, an out-of-the-cold-chain study, and an injection safety project with needle removers.
Publication date: 2007
- Supporting Effective Management of Preeclampsia/Eclampsia: Mobile Application for Dosing and Dilution of Magnesium Sulfate
Severe preeclampsia and eclampsia (PE/E) are among the leading causes of maternal death and disability worldwide. Magnesium sulfate is the treatment recommended by the World Health Organization, but it remains underutilized due to difficult administration. PATH designed a mobile application for dosing and dilution of magnesium sulfate to address the challenges of correctly calculating magnesium sulfate dosage given multiple concentrations and a complex dosing regimen.
Publication date: May 2014
- Supportive Supervision to Sustain Health Worker Capacity in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam and North Sumatera
This document summarizes PATH’s work in Indonesia to sustain best practices among health workers in project provinces through a supportive supervision program.
Publication date: April 2008
- Sure Start: Helping Mothers and Newborns Thrive
Sure Start is an initiative intended to catalyze sustainable improvements in maternal and newborn health through effective community action in selected districts of Uttar Pradesh and urban sites of Maharashtra, India. The Sure Start project has been designed to complement and support the Government of India’s commitment to improving maternal and newborn health. This fact sheet gives an overall picture and progress of the project to date.
Publication date: July 2009
Part of series: Sure Start publications