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Region: Africa

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Improving Adolescent Reproductive Health

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 Kenya Adolescent Reproductive Health Project (KARHP), a multi-sectoral approach to addressing adolescent reproductive health and HIV prevention in two districts in Western Province.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Improving Delivery of Nevirapine for Infants

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 to improve single-dose packaging of nevirapine for programs to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Integrating TB and 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 to strengthen and integrate HIV and tuberculosis services.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Magnet Theater: Involving Audiences and Encouraging Change

This fact sheet describes PATH's work in community theater that entertains and educates, involving audience members in the action and encouraging sustained behavior change.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Making Marriage Safer

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 to bring awareness to the risks associated with early marriage, promote couples voluntary counseling and testing, and empower girls.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

The Peer Family Experience

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 of the Peer Family Program, one of the most unique and successful interventions of AMKENI, a project aimed at increasing use of integrated HIV and AIDS, family planning, reproductive health, and child survival services in Western and Coast provinces.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Reaching Youth Through Creative Media

This fact sheet describes PATH's work on the Nuru comic book and Kati Yetu radio drama series encouraging African youth make informed, healthy choices about relationships, dating, and sex.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Reaching Youth Through Pharmacies

This fact sheet describes the work of the RxGen Project.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Scouting for Solutions 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 the Scouting for Solutions project's work to promote abstinence until marriage and avoidance of unhealthy sexual behaviors among Scouts in Kenya and Uganda.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Using Culture to Change Behavior

This fact sheet describes how the Culture and Health Program (CHAPS) uses a small grants program to catalyze local action.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

The Volunteer Spirit in Western Province

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 with local volunteers, EngenderHealth, and other organizations on AMKENI, an integrated family planning, reproductive health, and child survival project.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Youth Exchange Network

This fact sheet describes work to share information and experiences among members of the Youth Exchange Network, a group of organizations working with youth in Nairobi slums.

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Africa

Correspondence Between RBP and Retinol From DBS Specimens Prepared From Capillary Blood: Evidence From Zimbabwe

This document provides evidence from a study in Zimbabwe that demonstrates the correspondence between serum retinol and retionol-binding protein in estimating the prevalence of and screening for vitamin A deficiency.

Publication date: 2006

Region: Africa

Evaluation of a Needle-Remover Device and Sharps Barrel in Health Posts in Senegal: Final Report

This publication provides a final report on the evaluation of needle-remover devices and sharps barrels in health posts in Senegal.

Publication date: 2006

Region: Africa

Research on Adolescent Health in Kenya and Uganda

This report summarizes the results of a formative assessment conducted with Kenyan and Ugandan youth 12 to 15 years of age on their behavior, knowledge, opinions, social experiences, and information sources regarding sexuality and HIV. The report also offers recommendations for refining program activities and developing appropriate messages and educational materials. The report was produced by PATH and the Kenya and Uganda Scouts Associations as part of the Scouting for Solutions project.

Author: Winkler J; Wood S

Publication date: 2006

Region: Africa

Tuko Pamoja: A Guide for Talking With Young People About Their Reproductive Health

This guide was developed for Public Health Technicians working with the Ministry of Health as part of the Kenya Adolescent Reproductive Health Project. However, it can be used by anyone wishing to broaden his or her understanding of adolescent reproductive health issues and improve his or her ability to communicate with young people.

Author: Martin S

Publication date: 2006

Region: Africa

Tuko Pamoja: Adolescent Reproductive Health and Life Skills Curriculum

In this document you will find ways in which the Kenya Adolescent Health Project curriculum helps facilitate dialogue between adults and young people on issues related to adolescent reproductive health. It is for teachers; community, religious, and youth group leaders; health care professionals; and anyone working with young people. The curriculum is designed to delay sexual debut, promote sexual and reproductive health and equip adolescents with life skills. Within this curriculum, facilitators can examine and clarify their own values and attitudes toward gender and relationships, build knowledge on sexual and reproductive health, and develop participatory facilitation skills to impart crucial life-saving information to young people. This curriculum is for use with adolescents aged 10 to19. It contains 30 sessions that focus on life skills and adolescent health. Each session has clear learning objectives that are addressed through a variety of participatory learning activities. Background notes are also provided to enhance the facilitator

Author: Behague S, Christenson K, Martin S, Wysong M

Publication date: 2006

Region: Africa

Validation and Stability of Retinol-Binding Protein: Evidence From Tanzania

This document assesses the correspondence between retinol and retinol-binding protein (RBP), as well as the stability of RBP subjected to varying temperature conditions over time, the effect of light, and the feasibility of using dried blood spots. The assessment is part of a larger project examining the use of the RBP enzyme immunoassay (RBP-EIA) to test for vitamin A deficiency.

Publication date: 2006

Region: Africa

Validation of a Retinol-Binding Protein-Enzyme Immunoassay (RBP-EIA), Using Serum Specimens Collected From the Guinea-Bissau Health Project

This document shares data from Guinea-Bissau that provide validation of the retinol-binding protein enzyme immunoassay (RBP-EIA) test from serum samples, while also providing initial data on the feasibility of using dried blood samples as a specimen type for the assessment of vitamin A deficiency in the field.

Publication date: 2006

Region: Africa

Becoming a Man During AmaXhosa Ceremonial Rites of Initiation: A Manual for Teaching Traditional Surgeons and Attendants About Safe Circumcision and Social and Sexual Responsibility

This manual is designed for teaching traditional surgeons/circumcisers (ingcibis) and attendants (amakhankatha) about safe male circumcision (MC) practices and how to talk to initiates about social and sexual responsibility during the amaXhosa ceremonial rites of initiation (ulwaluko) into manhood. It is used as part of a training program in the Eastern Cape of South Africa that provides extended post-MC education to young initiates during ulwaluko. In the program, ingcibis and amakhakatha learn key messages of social and sexual responsibility that are intended to be passed on to young initiates as they heal from their circumcision and go through their traditional initiation rites.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Africa

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