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Resources for Emergency Contraceptive Pill Programming: A Toolkit

Emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) are special doses of birth control pills that can be used after unprotected intercourse to prevent pregnancy. Although ECPs offer a safe and effective contraceptive option, with some notable exceptions the method has yet to be widely integrated into developing-country family planning programs. The purpose of this toolkit is to facilitate the integration of ECPs into developing-country family planning and reproductive health programs. It includes resources for ECP advocacy, assessment, service provision, and evaluation. The planning and implementation tools represent best practices and experience that will help programs move through the steps required to make ECP services routinely available through health service delivery systems. The intent of the toolkit is to share widely an array of materials developed by PATH and by other organizations as they worked in a variety of settings to incorporate ECPs into family planning services. It is hoped that by bringing together these resources in a format that facilitates their use, the toolkit can reduce duplication of efforts, redundancy, and unnecessary expense.

Publication date: June 2004

Region: Global

2003 Annual Report

PATH’s approach—advancing technologies, strengthening health systems, and encouraging healthy behaviors—improves the lives of people facing the world’s most difficult health challenges. PATH’s 2003 annual report describes the year’s milestones and provides information about the organization's finances, leadership, and global presence.

Publication date: May 2004

Region: Global

Part of series: Annual reports

Contraceptive Methods in Focus: IUDs, Implants, and Oral Contraceptives (Outlook, vol. 21, no. 1)

Despite an increase in demand and availability, access to contraceptive use remains a challenge to many due to a variety of barriers. For health care providers and counselors, providing the most up-to-date information concerning contraceptive choices is critical for ensuring clients are able to make the best decisions about their reproductive needs. This issue of Outlook addresses several topics related to contraceptive methods, including trends in contraceptive use, the underutilization of IUDs, the increase in options for contraceptive implants, combined oral contraceptives, and new options in hormonal contraception.

Author: Castro W

Publication date: May 2004

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

Directions in Global Health (Volume 1, Issue 2)

This issue of Directions in Global Health profiles five PATH projects: Entre Amigas, which is reaching young adolescent girls in Nicaragua with reproductive health and life skills; the Healthy Start for a Healthy Life project, which is improving the care of newborns in Indonesia; the Ukraine TB project, which is implementing training and IEC activities to control tuberculosis; PATH's Children's Vaccine Program, which is managing medical waste in Nepal; and the Horizons program, which is influencing gender norms among young men in Brazil.

Publication date: May 2004

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

PATH Today (Spring 2004)

Publication date: May 2004

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

The China Youth Reproductive Health Project Training Manual: Youth-Friendly Services

This handbook is an English translation of the Chinese manual created for the China Youth Reproductive Health Project. It includes modules to train counselors in youth-friendly services.

Publication date: February 2004

Region: Asia

Path to Growth: A Life-Planning Skills Training Manual

This handbook is an English translation of the Chinese manual created for the China Youth Reproductive Health Project. It includes modules for facilitators to conduct life-planning skills training for young people.

Publication date: February 2004

Region: Asia

Directions in Global Health (Volume 1, Issue 1)

The January 2004 issue of PATH's programmatic newsletter focuses on five projects: preventing HIV and AIDS in the Philippines, evaluating a malaria vaccine candidate, increasing youth access to services through pharmacies, advancing the Ultra Rice technology, and using theater to encourage social change.

Publication date: January 2004

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

ACCP Strategies for Supporting Women With Cervical Cancer

This report provides an overview of current issues relating to cancer treatment in developing countries, followed by descriptions of existing support for cancer patients in countries where ACCP has worked and the support provided by ACCP projects. Finally, this report provides recommendations, based on ACCP experiences, for the provision of basic assistance at the national or local level to women with cervical cancer, within the context of a prevention-based intervention in low-resource settings.

Author: White SC; Winkler JL; ACCP Community Involvement Affinity Group

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

Andhra Pradesh, India - Building a Model Immunization Program

This document describes how an Indian state protects millions and demonstrates what new vaccines and technologies can achieve.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

Cambodia: "Coverage Improvement Planning" Pays Off - Expanding Services and Increasing Financial Sustainablity

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

Childhood Immunization: What You Need to Know - A Handbook for Health Workers and Parents

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

Ciclopiroxolamine: A Vaginal Product with Microbicide Potential

This poster was presented by PATH's India Microbicide Project at the Microbicides 2004 Conference in London. It describes ciclopiroxolamine, a vaginal product with microbicide potential. Ciclopiroxolamine is a unique microbicide candidate with a long history of proven safety in clinical use as a vaginal and skin product with anti-infective properties. It is already formulated, manufactured, and marketed worldwide in vaginal products. (This project was active from January 2002 to June 2006. It is on hold pending support to obtain additional data on anti-HIV activity.)

Author: Zaneveld LJ; Waller D; Sellors J; Camus-Bablon F

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

Conclusions From ACCP Clinical Research in Developing Countries

This ACCP Cervical Cancer Prevention Fact Sheet summarizes the major findings and conclusions from ACCP research on organized cervical cancer prevention programs, alternative screening methods, treatment methods for precancerous lesions, and cost-effectiveness of screen-and-treat programs.

Author: ACCP

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

EC and Beyond, Issue #1

The four issues of this newsletter address emergency contraception (EC) and reproductive health (RH) topics of interest to health care providers, program managers, and decision-makers in the Eastern Europe and Newly Independent States region. The content is based in part (with permission) on the Emergency Contraception Newsletter published twice a year by the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception and the American Society for Emergency Contraception. Topics include questions and answers, international EC news, regional EC and RH news, research results and technical updates, recent publications, meetings and events listings, and links to further resources. Available in English and Russian.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Eastern Europe

Emergency Contraceptive Pills: Medical and Service Delivery Guidelines [Russian]

This is a Russian translation of the second edition (2004) of the "Emergency Contraceptive Pills: Medical and Service Delivery Guidelines." The International Consortium for Emergency Contraception compiled these service delivery guidelines to give family planning and other reproductive health programs and practitioners the information they need to provide ECPs safely and effectively. The recommendations in these guidelines reflect the latest available research on emergency contraception and have been reviewed by internationally recognized reproductive health experts. Local programs can adapt these guidelines as necessary to comply with national or other requirements.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Eastern Europe

Fragile Lives - Immunization at Risk

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

Game Board and Manual for the Entre Amigas Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health Game

Game board and manual for the translated and adapted version of PATH's "Safari of Life" game on adolescent sexual and reproductive health. The manual is available as one large file and as seven smaller files for easier downloading.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Latin America

Health and Hope for People in Need

This brochure provides a general overview of PATH's approach and focus areas. It is designed for distribution to general audiences.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

I Want Something Different for My Daughter

This brochure is intended for mothers involved in the Entre Amigas project. Entre Amigas works with girls 10 to 14 years old, to help promote responsibility for their own lives (particularly in the areas of sexuality and reproduction) and foster a suitably enabling environment.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Latin America

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