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Region: Africa

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Investing in Youth as Project and Community Leaders to Improve Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: AYA and Ghetto Artists Productions of Francistown, Botswana

This case study describes the African Youth Alliance's support of Botswana's Ghetto Artists Productions (GAP). In 2001, program staff selected GAP as a member of the partnership; and after project design and budget negotiations, GAP began work to reach young people in and around Francistown.GAP has contributed to positive behavior change among young people in the Francistown area and has had a larger impact in the community, proving to political leaders, religious leaders, headmasters, teachers, and parents that young people can play a significant leadership role in positive community change, and that their contribution is key to improving sexual and reproductive health, including the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Africa

John Taolo Gaetsewe District Profile: Ensuring Healthier Futures for Mothers and Children

This document describes the Window of Opportunity project's efforts to improve the health and development of mothers and children in John Taolo Gaetswe District, South Africa. The Window of Opportunity project is a five-year initiative led by PATH, with support from BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities, that focuses on improving the health and development of children younger than two years in South Africa and Mozambique.

Publication date: September 2012

Region: Africa

Part of series: Window of Opportunity project: district profiles

Jua Afya Yako: Community Health Newsletter (Issue 1)

In an effort to support community interventions and health service utilization, APHIA II Western produces Jua Afya Yako, a community health newsletter, to help reinforce HIV and AIDS, reproductive health, tuberculosis, diarrhea, maternal and child health, and malaria messages passed through community outreach activities and health facilities; stimulate public discussions; reinforce behavior change; and promote use of health services.

Publication date: 2009

Region: Africa

Part of series: Jua Afya Yako: Community Health Newsletter

Jua Afya Yako: Community Health Newsletter (Issue 2)

In an effort to support community interventions and health service utilization, APHIA II Western produces Jua Afya Yako, a community health newsletter, to help reinforce HIV and AIDS, reproductive health, tuberculosis, diarrhea, maternal and child health, and malaria messages passed through community outreach activities and health facilities; stimulate public discussions; reinforce behavior change; and promote use of health services.

Publication date: 2010

Region: Africa

Part of series: Jua Afya Yako: Community Health Newsletter

Kenya Country Program Website

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

Publication date: 2014

Region: Africa

Part of series: Program websites

Kenya Infant Feeding Assessment: Eastern and Western Provinces

This report describes a 2008 study conducted in Kenya's Eastern and Western Provinces. The study assessed the experiences of HIV-infected mothers and their infants during the time they were stopping breastfeeding.

Publication date: September 2009

Region: Africa

Kenya's Munyang'anyi Primary: The WASH-Friendly School

A Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program introduced by APHIAplus Western Kenya has considerably reduced diarrheal cases among students at Munyang’anyi Primary School in Kenya’s Bungoma County.

Publication date: November 2013

Region: Africa

Kill or Cure? Meningitis

Filmed during the 2007 epidemic in Burkina Faso, the documentary offers a poignant and revealing account of the devastating impact meningitis epidemics have on individuals and communities. The film also takes viewers to Mali, where the Meningitis Vaccine Project (a collaboration between PATH and the World Health Organization) and the Serum Institute of India Limited are testing a new vaccine that offers hope for eliminating epidemics as a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Africa

Part of series: Kill or Cure? videos

Life Planning Skills: A Curriculum for Young People in Africa, Botswana Version

This curriculum is designed to help youth in Botswana face the challenges of growing up. The set includes a facilitator’s manual and a workbook for participants. The curriculum provides activities that facilitators can use to help young people gain information about themselves and their sexuality (including preventing pregnancy and avoiding sexually transmitted infections and HIV); learn about preparing for the world of work; better understand their feelings about growing up, gender roles, risk taking, sexual behavior, and friendship; and practice making decisions, setting goals, communicating clearly, negotiating for their own health, and not giving into negative peer pressure. The facilitator's manual is available as one large file or as four smaller files for easier downloading.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Africa

Life Planning Skills: A Curriculum for Young People in Africa, Ghana Version

This curriculum is designed to help youth in Ghana face the challenges of growing up. The set includes a facilitator’s manual and a workbook for participants. The curriculum provides activities that facilitators can use to help young people gain information about themselves and their sexuality (including preventing pregnancy and avoiding sexually transmitted infections and HIV); learn about preparing for the world of work; better understand their feelings about growing up, gender roles, risk taking, sexual behavior, and friendship; and practice making decisions, setting goals, communicating clearly, negotiating for their own health, and not giving into negative peer pressure. The facilitator's manual is available as one large file or as four smaller files for easier downloading.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Africa

Life Planning Skills: A Curriculum for Young People in Africa, Tanzania Version

This curriculum is designed to help youth in Tanzania face the challenges of growing up. The set includes a facilitator’s manual and a workbook for participants. The curriculum provides activities that facilitators can use to help young people gain information about themselves and their sexuality (including preventing pregnancy and avoiding sexually transmitted infections and HIV); learn about preparing for the world of work; better understand their feelings about growing up, gender roles, risk taking, sexual behavior, and friendship; and practice making decisions, setting goals, communicating clearly, negotiating for their own health, and not giving into negative peer pressure. The facilitator's manual is available as one large file or as four smaller files for easier downloading.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Africa

Life Planning Skills: A Curriculum for Young People in Africa, Uganda Version

This curriculum is designed to help youth in Uganda face the challenges of growing up. The set includes a facilitator’s manual and a workbook for participants. The curriculum provides activities that facilitators can use to help young people gain information about themselves and their sexuality (including preventing pregnancy and avoiding sexually transmitted infections and HIV); learn about preparing for the world of work; better understand their feelings about growing up, gender roles, risk taking, sexual behavior, and friendship; and practice making decisions, setting goals, communicating clearly, negotiating for their own health, and not giving into negative peer pressure. The facilitator's manual is available as one large file or as four smaller files for easier downloading.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Africa

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

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 Malaria History Newsletter

The Making Malaria History newsletter is a periodic update on activities of the Malaria Control and Evaluation Partnership in Africa, which works to rapidly scale up proven malaria control interventions to achieve impact on health and economic indicators. Distributed three times per year, the newsletter includes updates on emerging malaria control insights, as well as perspectives from Zambia and our regional and global partners.

Publication date: 2014

Region: Africa

Part of series: E-newsletters

Making Malaria History Website

This website features updates on the latest malaria research and news, resources for advocates and technical partners, evidence and progress from the global malaria community, and field tools currently being used by countries at the forefront of the fight against the disease.

Publication date: 2014

Region: Africa

Part of series: Websites

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

Malaria Control in Zambia (MACEPA Perspectives 1)

Dr. Chilandu Mukuka, the deputy coordinator of the Zambia Ministry of Health's National Malaria Control Programme, reflects on the stresses inherent to rapidly making the range of malaria interventions available at the national level and the remarkable progress being made on malaria control in Zambia.

Author: Herdman C

Publication date: July 2007

Region: Africa

Malaria Control: Our Best Investment for Saving Lives in Africa Today

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that global and national investment have had in the fight against malaria, with an emphasis on the importance of US support for the President’s Malaria Initiative and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Publication date: February 2011

Region: Africa

Malaria Funding & Resource Utilization: The First Decade of Roll Back Malaria

This report, the first in the Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series, confirms that investment in malaria control is rapidly saving lives and reaping far-reaching benefits for countries. The report demonstrates that without sustained and predictable long-term funding, the significant contribution of malaria control toward achievement of the five Millennium Development Goals that are closely tied to malaria control, as well as progress toward achieving the 2010 Abuja target of universal intervention coverage, could be reversed.

Author: Johansson EW, Cibulskis R, Steketee R

Publication date: March 2010

Region: Africa

Part of series: Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series

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