Subject: Reproductive health
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- Emergency Contraception: It's Not Too Late To Prevent Pregnancy
This brochure, which is available in 14 languages, helps health care providers communicate with clients about emergency contraception. The brochure is formatted so that it can be downloaded, printed, photocopied (double-sided), and then folded. There are two versions for each language: one for letter-size paper, the other for A4-size paper. A new version of the brochure will be ready in early 2012.
Publication date: 1998
Region: North America and Europe
- Emergency Contraceptive Pills (Leaflet) (Vietnamese)
Developed as part of a project aimed at strengthening the provision of reproductive health services for young people at pharmacies, this leaflet aims to provide necessary information on emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs), and increase youth's awareness about EC service at pharmacies.
Publication date: 2004
- 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
- Encouraging Healthy Sexual and Reproductive Health Behaviors (Outlook, vol. 22, no. 3)
This issue of Outlook focuses on using behavior change communication (BCC) to encourage healthy individual and societal behaviors related to sexual and reproductive health. It also addresses the challenges and importance of monitoring and evaluating BCC programs.
Author: Shane B
Publication date: August 2006
Part of series: Outlook
- Enhancing Equity and Sustainability of Public-Sector Family Planning
These fact sheets provide an overview of the rationale, framework, and key concepts of PATH's Enhancing Equity and Sustainability of Public-Sector Family Planning projects. This reproductive health work aims to strengthen country-led, public-sector decision-making for family planning within a total market context.
Publication date: July 2013
- Ensuring Contraceptive Supply Security (Outlook, vol. 20, no. 3)
International assistance for family planning has been shrinking at a time when many family planning programs in developing countries are experiencing shortages of supplies. This issue of Outlook discusses contraceptive supply security, including its critical components, the current status of funding, causes of contraceptive shortages, and challenges and promising approaches to achieving supply security.
Author: Finkle C
Publication date: July 2003
Part of series: Outlook
- Ensuring Privacy and Confidentiality in Reproductive Health Services: A Training Module and Guide for Service Providers
A growing body of research supports that protection of privacy and confidentiality is a priority factor in whether clients access RH information, counseling, and services. When clients experience violations of privacy or confidentiality they are more likely to drop out of services. This manual is designed to enable clinic staff at all levels to better support and protect the right of clients to privacy and confidentiality. It includes a training module; job aids; and supporting documents (that includes a list of resources related to privacy and confidentiality).
Author: Bruce L
Publication date: 2003
- Ensuring the Availability of Reproductive Health Supplies
This case profile highlights a suite of supply-chain projects in reproductive health that serve as examples of PATH's efforts in strengthening health systems. Key issues related to the availability, affordability, and quality of reproductive health supplies are summarized along with PATH’s efforts to improve manufacturing, purchasing, and distribution of reproductive health supplies globally.
Publication date: December 2008
- eQuest: Encouraging Youth to Seek Their Own Answers to HIV
This is one of a series of fact sheets that describe PATH's current and past work in Kenya. The fact sheets focus on specific projects as well as unique approaches that cut across projects. This fact sheet describes work on the eQuest project, using SMS technology to engage young people in authentic dialogue with their peers and adults about HIV.
Publication date: June 2006
- Eritrea: Winning Through Caring
This is one of a series of fact sheets that describe PATH's current and past work in Kenya. The fact sheets focus on specific projects as well as unique approaches that cut across projects. This fact sheet describes PATH's work with the Eritrean government and the World Bank’s HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Tuberculosis Control Project (HAMSET). As part of the FHI/IMPACT project, PATH created Winning Through Caring, behavior change communication that provided information about HIV prevention, care, and support.
Publication date: June 2006
- Essential Medicines for Reproductive Health: Guiding Principles for Inclusion on National Medicines Lists
WHO, UNFPA, and other agencies have collaborated to establish a common nonproprietary list of essential reproductive health medicines. This introductory guide is a companion to that work and provides an overview of the process for including reproductive health medicines on national essential medicines lists at the country level based on the essential medicines concept. The guide also presents the rationale for including these medicines on national essential medicines lists.
Publication date: 2006
- Evaluating HPV Vaccination Pilots: Practical Experience From PATH
This unit of the Cervical Cancer Prevention: Practical Experience Series on the RHO Cervical Cancer website provides methods and tools for designing and conducting an evaluation of a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination pilot or demonstration project. It also gives practical examples of using the results to refine an HPV vaccine delivery strategy for national scale-up.
Publication date: 2012
- Evaluating HPV Vaccine Delivery Strategies in Vietnam
This report is a synthesis of the project Evaluating HPV Vaccine Delivery Strategies in Vietnam, which aimed to identify appropriate strategies for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine delivery in different geographic and socioeconomic conditions. The report summarizes results of both the implementation and research aspects of the project. The document is available as one large file or as four smaller files for easier downloading.
Publication date: December 2010
- Evaluation of Syndromic Management for Chlamydia Trachomatis in STI Clinics in Bolivia
A comparison of the sensitivity and specificity of syndromic management for diagnosis of chlamydia to PCR-based reference methods in a large sample of women in Bolivia. Presented at: International Society for STD Research (ISSTDR), July 26, 2007; Seattle, WA.
Author: Steele M, Tinajeros F, Cohen J, et al
Publication date: July 2007
- Evaluation of the Impact of Life-Planning Skills Training Among Senior High School Students in Shangcai County
These documents describe a study to evaluate the impact of sexual and reproductive health education using life-planning skills training among senior high school students in Shangcai, a county with high HIV prevalence in China. A full report is provided in English, with summaries in both English and Chinese.
Publication date: August 2005
- Evaluation of the Impact of Life-Planning Skills Training in the Harbin City Education System
These documents report on a study to evaluate the impact of the ChinaYouth Reproductive Health Project implemented in Harbin City. The study included (1) documenting cooperation with the Education Bureau and institutionalization of life-planning skills (LPS) training in schools, (2) documenting the process of facilitator training, the effect of the training, and the role of trained facilitators in the project, and (3) assessing the impact of LPS education on school students. A full report is provided in English, with summaries in both English and Chinese.
Publication date: March 2005
- Evaluation of the Impact of Parents' Reproductive Health Training in Tianjin City
These documents report on a study to evaluate the impact of simultaneous training of parents and students in Tianjin middle schools in sexual and reproductive health and life-planning skills. A full report is provided in English, with summaries in both English and Chinese.
Publication date: August 2005
- Evaluation of the PATH GC-Check Rapid Test for the Detection of Gonococcal Infection Among Female Sex Workers in Benin
A report on the comparison of results from the PATH GC-check rapid test for gonococcal infection to the 16SrRNA PCR test conducted in a laboratory. Presented at: International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR), July 10, 2005; Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Author: Michel A, Aïna G, Ndour M, et al
Publication date: July 2005
- Evaluation of Youth-Friendly Services in Shanghai
These documents describe a study to evaluate youth-friendly service centers at different levels under the China Youth Reproductive Health Project. The study evaluated the centers' service provision and service utilization, analyzed the needs of adolescents, and identified improvements needed in Shanghai's youth services. A full report is provided in English, with summaries in both English and Chinese.
Publication date: May 2005
- Evaluation Summary: Changing Gender Norms Among Young Men and Reducing Violence in Chongqing, China
This evaluation summary outlines the methodology and key findings of the Nike Foundation–funded Breaking Gender Barriers project with male factory workers and vocational students in Chongqing, China.
Publication date: June 2012