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Sure Start Brochure (Zindagi Aayi Khushiyan Laayi: Sure Start Ke Sang)

This brochure provides a detailed description of the Sure Start project, a seven-year initiative in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, India, that focused on improving maternal and newborn health care. The document outlines the strategies employed by community workers in rural areas of Uttar Pradesh and urban slum areas of Maharashtra.

Publication date: May 2012

Region: Asia

Part of series: Sure Start publications

Collaborating to Control Tuberculosis

In collaboration with the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics and the Hong Kong Supranational Reference Laboratory, PATH assists the Chinese National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory with determining the operational feasibility, cost-effectiveness, and impact of new tuberculosis diagnostics in order to help the Chinese Ministry of Health decide whether to introduce and scale up these technologies. This fact sheet is presented in English on one side and simplified Chinese on the other.

Publication date: March 2012

Region: Asia

Combining Forces in Cambodia to Overcome Childhood Diarrhea and Pneumonia

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's ongoing work in Cambodia to integrate diarrhea and pneumonia control. At the national level, PATH collaborated with the Cambodia Ministry of Health to strengthen policy so that effective interventions and appropriate and reliable supplies are made available throughout the public- and private-health sectors as well as in the community to reduce the burden of diarrheal disease and pneumonia among children in Cambodia. PATH also worked on a district-level demonstration project to put policy into practice and inform expansion throughout the country. Through this integrated approach to community health, Cambodia is addressing the two most dangerous threats to its children and is already making a significant and lasting impact.

Publication date: March 2012

Region: Asia

Suggested Urban Health Post Model and Sure Start Maharashtra Framework

This document presents a suggested model for urban intervention in maternal and newborn health after the successful implementation of the Sure Start project in urban slums of Maharashtra, India. In addition, the document provides a diagrammatic representation of the strategy and approach adopted by Sure Start in Maharashtra for demand generation and system linkages.

Publication date: March 2012

Region: Asia

Part of series: Sure Start publications

Sure Start: Ensuring the Health and Safety of Mothers and Newborns in India Through Behavior Change and Community Action

Sure Start was a seven-year project to improve birth outcomes and ensure the health of mothers and newborns in two states of India. This fact sheet outlines community-based interventions that expanded access to skilled birth attendants, established support groups for women, and introduced communications approaches to change behaviors.

Publication date: March 2012

Region: Asia

Part of series: Sure Start publications

Engaging All Health Care Providers in Tuberculosis Control: Public-Private Partnership in Cambodia

This is the story of how PATH’s work to involve local pharmacists and other private-sector health providers in Cambodia in the early detection of tuberculosis (TB) cases helps to find people with TB faster and get them the treatment they need, using all of the country’s health care resources. This approach also helps ensure that all health care providers are knowledgeable about the correct drugs needed for TB and know how to refer patients to facilities for appropriate drugs when needed. This story is one of a series of success stories that showcase some of the ways that PATH’s work in TB is having an impact on people’s lives in a variety of settings around the world. This work was made possible through generous funding from the US Agency for International Development.

Publication date: March 2012

Region: Asia

Part of series: Tuberculosis success stories

Preventing the Spread of Tuberculosis in India: Improving Infection Control in Health Facilities

PATH is working across the spectrum of the health care system to strengthen infection control in high-risk settings across India. This is the story of how PATH’s work to upgrade health facilities in India helped ensure that the Chowdawaram Community Health Center in the state of Andhra Pradesh was able to protect patients and health care workers from the airborne transmission of tuberculosis (TB) within the facility. It is one of a series of success stories that showcase some of the ways that PATH’s work in TB is having an impact on people’s lives in a variety of settings around the world. This work was made possible through generous funding from the US Agency for International Development.

Publication date: March 2012

Region: Asia

Part of series: Tuberculosis success stories

Strengthening Lifesaving Tuberculosis Laboratories in India

This is the story of how PATH’s work to upgrade tuberculosis (TB) laboratories in India helps ensure that laboratories have the equipment, training, and procedures in place to diagnose TB, including drug-resistant forms, so that people who are sick can access the lifesaving treatment they need as quickly as possible. It is one of a series of success stories that showcase some of the ways that PATH’s work in TB is having an impact on people’s lives in a variety of settings around the world. This work was made possible through generous funding from the US Agency for International Development.

Publication date: March 2012

Region: Asia

Part of series: Tuberculosis success stories

Sure Start in Maharashtra, India

A snapshot of the Sure Start initiative in seven cities of Maharashtra, India, this document presents a concise overview of the improvements in maternal and health practices in the intervention areas.

Publication date: March 2012

Region: Asia

Part of series: Sure Start publications

Integration of Services for HIV/AIDS and Sexual and Reproductive Health: Pilot Projects in India Have Paved the Way for Wider Use of Effective Models, Strategies, and Tools

The HIV/AIDS pandemic has compelled the fields of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV/AIDS to better leverage their strengths. This report outlines the feasibility of convergence through an examination of the potential opportunities and existing barriers to different types of linkages between SRH and HIV services in India.

Publication date: January 2012

Region: Asia

Microfinancing Boosts Uptake of Water Filters: PATH Partners With Indian Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage Manufacturer and Microfinance Organization to Expand Use of Water Filters That Can Reduce Diarrheal Disease

PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and safe storage products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This fact sheet summarizes PATH's work with Hindustan Unilever to explore the viability of distributing household water treatment devices through a microfinance model in India.

Publication date: January 2012

Region: Asia

Small Steps, Big Leap

This document is a compilation of Sure Start project experiences in Maharashtra, India. The stories provide a glimpse of community health workers in Maharashtra who reached out to women among the urban poor offering information, practical solutions, and emotional support. The project helped to improve maternal and newborn health care in the states of Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, India.

Publication date: January 2012

Region: Asia

Part of series: Sure Start publications

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

New Diarrhea Guidelines Look Toward a Healthy Future for Vietnam’s Families

This briefing paper details PATH's partnership with officials and health leaders in Vietnam to develop and distribute new clinical guidelines on the prevention and treatment of diarrhea. The document also summarizes PATH's pilot project to roll out and evaluate the new guidelines.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Asia

Part of series: Diarrheal disease fact sheets

Promoting Household Water Treatment Through Local Health Workers in Vietnam

This publication details PATH's pilot project to support distribution of effective household water treatment and safe storage products for low-income populations via local health workers. The pilot took place in two districts in Can Tho, Vietnam.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Asia

Going With the Flow: Understanding the Nuances of the HWTS Consumer Market

PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS) products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This poster summarizes PATH's market segmentation efforts to understand the various consumer groups for HWTS products in parts of Cambodia and Vietnam. This poster was presented at the Water and Health: Where Science Meets Policy conference hosted by the University of North Carolina Water Institute in October 2011.

Author: Guy M, Elliott T

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Asia

Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage in Vietnam: Exploring Commercial Strategies to Market Safe Water Products

This publication details PATH's projects to improve household water treatment and storage in Vietnam, including findings and lessons learned from research and demonstration projects.

Author: Robertson J

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Asia

Part of series: Safe water briefs

An Assessment of Vaccine Supply Chain and Logistics Systems in Thailand

Health Systems Research Institute, in partnership with project Optimize, a PATH and World Health Organization collaboration, commissioned a study led by the Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahidol University, to better understand the vaccine supply chain system in Thailand and the challenges of implementing a streamlined vendor-managed inventory system.

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Asia

A HealthTech Report: Assessment of Willingness to Pay for Oxytocin in the Uniject™ Injection System Among Private Midwives in Indonesia

This report details a study of willingness to pay for oxytocin in the Uniject™ injection system among private midwives in Indonesia. The study also helped to reveal the preferred brands and use of oxytocin, assess the perception of oxytocin in Uniject™ with or without a time-temperature indicator, and identify possible challenges and barriers to market introduction and adoption of oxytocin in Uniject™ in Indonesia.

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Asia

Newly Designed Ceramic Water Pot for Low-Income Households

PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and storage products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This project brief summarizes PATH's product development process, in partnership with Hydrologic, a Cambodian manufacturer, to improve the ceramic water purifier for low- and middle-income families.

Author: Murray M

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Asia

Part of series: Safe water briefs

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