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Vaccine Development Global Program Website

This website about PATH’s Vaccine Development global program provides an overview of the program and its featured projects. See other PATH program websites.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Global

Part of series: Program websites

Vaccines for the Future

Vaccines for the Future provides quarterly updates on our efforts to accelerate the development of innovative, safe, effective, and affordable vaccines against pneumonia (pneumococcal disease) and diarrheal disease (rotavirus, Shigella, enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli), as well as new vaccines for the global population against influenza, meningitis, polio, and respiratory syncytial virus. It includes updates on our progress, partnerships, and specific activities related to these projects.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Global

Part of series: E-newsletters

Vietnam Country Program Website

This website about PATH’s Vietnam country program provides an overview of the program and its featured projects. See other PATH program websites.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Asia

Part of series: Program websites

Zambia Country Program Website

This website about PATH’s Zambia country program provides an overview of the program and its featured projects. See other PATH program websites.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Africa

Part of series: Program websites

US Department of Health and Human Services and PATH: Working Together to Protect and Improve Global Health

PATH and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) work together to protect and improve health in developing countries. This fact sheet provides examples of successes that PATH, HHS, and our partners have had in developing and deploying new global health technologies to prevent, detect, and control epidemic and neglected diseases, advance health research, and save lives around the world.

Publication date: December 2014

Region: Africa, Asia, North America and Europe, Global

USAID and PATH: Working Together to Improve Global Health

PATH and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) work together to promote and improve health in developing countries. This fact sheet provides examples of successes that PATH, USAID, and our private partners have had in advancing technologies, strengthening health systems, and encouraging healthy behaviors to improve health and allow communities around the world to prosper.

Publication date: December 2014

Region: North America and Europe, Global

Policies and Actions for More Effective Malaria in Pregnancy Efforts: Maternal and Newborn Health in Kenya

In Kenya, malaria in pregnancy continues to contribute to high maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality. By translating emerging evidence on community-based distribution of antimalarial medicine into policy action, policymakers in Kenya have the opportunity to significantly decrease malaria-related mortality and morbidity during pregnancy, safeguarding the health and lives of countless women and newborns. This brief describes recommendations and policies at the global level and in Kenya and identifies ways in which to expand access to preventive treatment for mothers.

Publication date: October 2014

Region: Africa

Community-Based Approach to Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Malaria in Pregnancy in Kisumu, Kenya: Exploring the Value of Utilizing Community Health Workers in Malaria in Pregnancy Prevention

In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria in pregnancy continues to contribute to high maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality. In Kisumu, Kenya, PATH developed a two-phased approach to increase coverage of malaria in pregnancy prevention activities and strengthen antenatal care. This report details the activities and outcomes of the pilot project and offers recommendations for next steps. See also Community-Based Approaches to Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy: A Review of Recent Studies.

Publication date: September 2014

Region: Africa

Community-Based Approaches to Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy: A Review of Recent Studies

In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria in pregnancy continues to contribute to high maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality. One approach to the problem is intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy with sulfadoxine pyrimethamine, an antimalarial safe for use in pregnancy. This report reviews recent studies and articles documenting implementation of community-based approaches that increase uptake of this therapy. See also Community-Based Approach to Intermittent Treatment for Malaria in Pregnancy in Kisumu, Kenya: Exploring the Value of Utilizing Community Health Workers in Malaria in Pregnancy Prevention.

Publication date: September 2014

Region: Africa

PATH in China: Joining With Diverse Partners to Create Sustainable Health Solutions

This brochure outlines PATH's work in China, with emphasis on public-private partnerships for product development. Areas of focus include vaccines and immunization, health technologies, and women's health.

Publication date: September 2014

Region: Asia

Part of series: Country brochures

Fighting Multidrug-Resistant TB in the DRC: Results of MDR-TB Programming Scale-Up in Seven Provinces

This project brief describes PATH's work in the Democratic Republic of Congo to control and treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). The brief outlines a project to train national clinicians to diagnose MDR-TB, strengthen the diagnostic capacities of local laboratories, and mobilize communities to help patients successfully complete treatment. All of this work was made possible with generous funding from the United States Agency for International Development.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Africa

Healthy Markets

This fact sheet describes the Healthy Markets project, which is designed to grow the commercial market for HIV-related goods and services to meet the needs of Vietnam's most-at-risk populations. The project offers market and consumer behavior research, policy and regulatory support, technical assistance, and private-sector engagement opportunities to encourage innovation and investment.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Asia

Improving Data Quality and Validation in the DRC

This project brief explains how PATH worked to improve tuberculosis (TB) data collection methods at the local level in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which led to more timely and accurate reporting of data to national and global stakeholders, allowing officials to have more relevant discussions around TB control. All of this work was made possible with generous funding from the United States Agency for International Development.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Africa

Public-Private Mix for Tuberculosis and HIV: Lessons Learned From Vietnam

This project brief outlines PATH's work to improve integrated services for tuberculosis (TB) and HIV in various districts throughout Vietnam using a public-private mix model. The brief details how the project was piloted and adapted over time to successfully improve TB and HIV case detection and treatment in the project sites. All of this work was made possible with generous funding from the United States Agency for International Development.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Asia

Supporting Tuberculosis Control in Vietnam: Building Bridges to Reduce TB Burden

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's support to the government of Vietnam on tuberculosis control activities, including the public-private mix referral mechanism and advocacy, communications, and social mobilization strategy.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Asia

Tackling TB and HIV Co-infection in the DRC: Results of Integration Efforts at 70 Test Sites

This project brief explains the activities and outcomes of PATH's work in the Democratic Republic of Congo to control and treat tuberculosis (TB) and HIV co-infection. By introducing and scaling up a comprehensive package of collaborative interventions, PATH influenced TB-HIV planning at the national level, activities in the field, and community access to integrated TB-HIV services. All of this work was made possible with generous funding from the United States Agency for International Development.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Africa

Increasing TB Case Detection and Improving Treatment Outcomes: Through Advocacy, Communication, and Social Mobilization

This project brief outlines PATH's work in training employees of national tuberculosis (TB) programs and civil-society organizations to conduct advocacy, communication, and social mobilization (ACSM) activities aimed at improving TB case detection and treatment outcomes in their countries. This work was made possible with funding from the United States Agency for International Development.

Publication date: July 2014

Region: Global

"Nothing for Us Without Us": Establishing a Tuberculosis-Free Africa Through Community Action

This project brief outlines PATH's role in supporting the creation of the Africa Coalition on Tuberculosis (ACT!), a core group of committed activists from high-burden tuberculosis countries in sub-Saharan Africa. This work was made possible with generous funding from the United States Agency for International Development.

Publication date: July 2014

Region: Africa

Stabilizing the Antimalarial Drug Supply: Semisynthetic Artemisinin Could Meet up to One-Third of Global Need

Artemisinin-based combination therapy is considered the gold standard treatment for malaria, but global demand has often outpaced production, and pricing has been volatile. This fact sheet describes the cross-sector partnership PATH formed to develop a new way to produce high-quality, nonseasonal, and affordable artemisinin to supplement the plant-based supply.

Publication date: July 2014

Region: Global

Community Organizations: A Lifeline for Tuberculosis Patients in the DRC

This success story displays positive outcomes of PATH's work in the Democratic Republic of Congo related to the control and treatment of tuberculosis, achieved through leveraging the strength of the community. This work was made possible with generous funding from the United States Agency for International Development.

Publication date: June 2014

Region: Africa

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