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Kill or Cure? Japanese Encephalitis

The film provides a glimpse of the serious Japanese encephalitis outbreak in India in 2005, along with innovative diagnostic work in Malaysia, and it explains why vaccination is the only effective way to control the disease.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Asia

Part of series: Kill or Cure? videos

Lights of Hope: A National Communication Strategy for Fighting Tuberculosis in Kenya

This publication describes Lights of Hope, a stand-alone National Tuberculosis Communication Strategy for use in Kenya in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). It is based on a study of health-seeking behaviours among Kenyans, strategy design workshops with stakeholders, and meetings with frontline TB workers.It presents a strategy for reducing the impact of TB in Kenya through communication strategies aimed at behavior change.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Africa

Lives Renewed: The Emergence of a Breast Cancer Survivor Movement in Ukraine

Ukraine project descriptions

Author: Bishop A

Publication date: 2005

Region: Eastern Europe

Managing Health Care Waste Disposal: Guidelines on How to Construct, Use, and Maintain a Waste Disposal Unit

This publication provides guidelines on how to construct, use, and maintain a waste disposal unit.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Managing Health Care Waste Disposal: Operator's Manual

In this document you will find an operator's manual on how to use the waste disposal unit.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Needs Assessment Report on Mobility and Cross-Border HIV/AIDS Transmission in Lang Son and Lao Cai, Vietnam

HIV/AIDS and its cross-border transmission in the Mekong region is a growing problem. In response to this problem, PATH, supported by the United States Department of State, implemented the project entitled "Catalyzing Cross-Border HIV/AIDS Prevention in the Southern China Border Region." The project aimed to attract the attention of different stakeholders on both sides of the border to develop The Action Plan to deal with this epidemic. There was a lack of clear understanding of local situations to develop a comprehensive action plan that was locally and culturally appropriate, feasible, and effective. Three cross-border sites, therefore, were selected to conduct the needs assessment: Vietnam, China, and Myanmar. This report presents the findings from Lao Cai and Lang Son provinces in Vietnam.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Asia

Outlook and RHO Report on Evaluation Activities in 2003

This document reports on 2003 Outlook and RHO reader evaluations, which included surveys, focus group discussions, and key-informant interviews. The report discusses evaluation methods and results, compares results to a 1997 Outlook reader survey and a 1999 RHO user survey, and outlines recommendations and outcomes. Appendices include a copy of the surveys and responses, key-informant questionnaire, focus group discussion guide, and sample pages of Outlook's design, pre- and post-evaluation.

Author: Boyd A; Kirshbaum J

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

PATH Woman's Condom: Informational Updates

This document provides historical information on the PATH-designed Woman's Condom, which could help couples around the world reduce their risk of HIV, other sexually transmitted infections, and unintended pregnancy.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

PATH's Guiding Principles for Achieving Programmatic Impact

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Part of series: Guiding principles

PATH's Guiding Principles for Managing Conflict of Interest

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

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PATH's Guiding Principles for Private-Sector Collaboration

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Part of series: Guiding principles

PATH's Work in Tuberculosis

Fact sheet describing some of PATH's global HIV/AIDS and TB.

Author: Crawford K; Gerber W

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Pharmacy Provision of Youth-Friendly Services: A Toolbox with Resources for On-the-Job Training of Pharmacy Staff in Cambodia

A resource for on-the-job training of pharmacy staff that reinforces knowledge about STIs, EC, and regular contraceptive methods as well as provision of youth-friendly services.

Author: Srimuangboon H; Hutchings J; Weldin M

Publication date: 2005

Region: Asia

RBP-EIA: Collecting, Processing, and Handling Venous, Capillary, and Blood Spot Samples (Job Aid)

This document serves as a guide to phlebotomists and a training aid in the proper methods of obtaining blood samples for analysis by the retinol-binding protein enzyme immunoassay (RBP-EIA) used in testing for vitamin A deficiency.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Reaching Out-of-School Youth in Uganda with Sexual and Reproductive Health Information and Services

This case study describes PATH's work with three implementing partners -- the Family Planning Association of Uganda, Uganda Red Cross Society, and Ndere Troupe -- that carried out the African Youth Alliance's out-of-school component in Uganda. The activity was designed to reach 22,000 youth in 12 districts with sexuality and reproductive health education, including HIV and AIDS, information about assessing youth-friendly services, and opportunities to strengthen developmental skills. This innovative and comprehensive strategy successfully reached thousands of Ugandan youth who were no longer in school.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Africa

Reaching Out-of-School Youth with Life-Planning Skills Education: The African Youth Alliance's Behaviour Change Communication Efforts in Arusha, Tanzania

This document highlights the experiences of one small Tanzanian NGO's efforts to improve the reproductive health of out-of-school youth in Arusha, Tanzania.

Author: Lyssikatos G

Publication date: 2005

Region: Africa

Reaching Women in Latin America with Misoprostol Use Instructions

This two-page fact sheet provides a brief overview of the results of an exploratory study conducted by PATH, Ipas, and research partners in Latin America to identify appropriate channels through which misoprostol use instructions could be disseminated to women safely and effectively, without causing legal risk to individuals or restrictions to the availability of the drug in Latin America.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Latin America

Researching Violence Against Women: A Practical Guide for Researchers and Activists

Produced by PATH and the World Health Organization, this guide draws on the experience of researchers from more than 40 countries and presents methods for performing surveys and qualitative research on gender-based violence in low-resource settings. It covers all aspects of the research process, from study design to training field workers. It also describes ways to use findings to influence decision-makers. Most important, it presents clear guidelines for protecting the safety of women participating in the research. The guide is available as one large file or as 16 smaller files for easier downloading.

Author: Ellsberg M, Heise L

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Shadow Lives

Publication date: 2005

Region: Asia

Sparking Dialogue: Initiating Community Conversations on Safe Abortion

This guide maps out the steps in building a dialogue-based BCC strategy and the importance of stakeholder involvement during the strategy design process. The purpose of this guide is to give policymakers and program implementors an idea of how communication strategies can be developed in order to increase access to safe abortion.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

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