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Region: Asia

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Cambodia: "Coverage Improvement Planning" Pays Off - Expanding Services and Increasing Financial Sustainablity

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

Ciclopiroxolamine: A Vaginal Product with Microbicide Potential

This poster was presented by PATH's India Microbicide Project at the Microbicides 2004 Conference in London. It describes ciclopiroxolamine, a vaginal product with microbicide potential. Ciclopiroxolamine is a unique microbicide candidate with a long history of proven safety in clinical use as a vaginal and skin product with anti-infective properties. It is already formulated, manufactured, and marketed worldwide in vaginal products. (This project was active from January 2002 to June 2006. It is on hold pending support to obtain additional data on anti-HIV activity.)

Author: Zaneveld LJ; Waller D; Sellors J; Camus-Bablon F

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

Improving Abortion Care in Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam

This report documents a review of the Abortion Care Project, administered by PATH under a grant from the Hewlett Foundation. The project goals were to reduce abortion related infection and complications by improving the quality of health care facilities and community-based postabortion services; sustain behavior change among community members in seeking treatment of postabortion complications and preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV; establish linkages and referrals on abortion-related complications, STIs, and HIV between district health services and provincial institutions and other community health facilities.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

Information, Education, and Communication Materials and Caring for People Living with HIV/AIDS

This document reports on a qualitative assessment of the information, education, and communication (IEC) materials that are available on the subject of care and support of PLWHA in Vietnam. The assessment included a review of existing home-based care-giving activities and the roles that professional and nonprofessional caregivers (e.g., family members) play in addressing the day-to-day needs of PLWHA. This report provides detailed information about existing government and international responses to this problem, shares the responses of PLWHA to questions about a range of related issues, and comments in detail on the IEC resources that exist to support care for PLWHA.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

Marketed Vaginal Products as Microbicides: A Strategy in India

This poster was presented by PATH's India Microbicide Project at the Microbicides 2004 Conference in London. It describes PATH's innovative approach to microbicide development, including (1) starting with products already marketed in India to determine whether any could be used to prevent HIV and/or common microbial infections, and (2) introducing a microbicide using an "escalating claim" strategy. (This project was active from February 2002 to June 2006.)

Author: Camus-Bablon F; Vail J; Zaneveld LJ; Waller D

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

Bangladesh Bidder's Guide

This highly illustrated manual is designed to help suppliers and consultants understand the documents and procedures they will encounter when they compete for Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) contracts financed wholly or in part by the World Bank's International Development Association.The manual explains the contracting sequence for goods and services, explains how to prepare bids or proposals, and describes procedures for awards and financial arrangements. The manual includes important background information about the World Bank, a list of resources, a list of acronyms, and a glossary.

Author: Woodle D, Dickens T, Fox J

Publication date: July 2003

Region: Asia

Procurement Primer for Health and Family Planning Programs in Bangladesh

This highly illustrated manual provides a complete orientation to procuring goods and services for health and family planning programs in Bangladesh. It describes the key steps of procurement and includes an overview of the World Bank's role in financing programs, a list of resources, a list of acronyms, a glossary, and summaries of the HPSP Development Credit Agreement and World Bank procurement guidelines.

Author: Woodle D, Dickens T, Fox J

Publication date: July 2003

Region: Asia

ASUH (Awal Sehat Untuk Hidup Sehat): Improving the Health of Newborns in Indonesia: Final Report

Final report from PATH to USAID Jakarta for the ASUH or Healthy Start for a Healthy Life program. From 2000-2003, PATH, in collaboration with the Indonesian Ministry of Health and other partners, galvanized the participation of communities and the health system in four of Indonesia's districts.

Author: Muller N; Palmer A; Tsu V

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

Best Practices in HIV/AIDS Prevention Education: The AIDS Surveillance and Education Project in the Philippines

Author: Aquino C; D'Agnes L; Castro J; Borromeo M; Gill K; Schmidt K

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

Capacity-Building Resources in Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health

This set of capacity-building resources is designed to help organizations integrate youth sexual and reproductive health (YSRH) into ongoing programs, or to introduce YSRH as a new program area. Content is designed to encourage programmers to consider "new generation" approaches that respond to the evolving needs of young people, strengthen skills in key program areas, and build partnerships and network that result in a critical mass of development staff who can effectively respond to young people's need. Due to the document's size, the material is available for downloading as one large file or as as six smaller files.

Author: Bond K; Levack A; Pownall C; Gerber W; Savage W

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

Citra Diri Training for ASUH Midwives

Description of Citra Diri Training in Indonesia.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

Clinical Training for ASUH Midwives

Description of clinical training provided to midwives in Indonesia.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

Counseling on Dual Protection: STD/HIV and Pregnancy - A Guide for Program Staff, Community Health Outreach Works (CHOWs) and Peer Educators (PEs)

This publication is a job aid designed to be used by community health outreach workers to counsel youth on dual protection (STD/HIV and pregnancy prevention).

Author: Bruce L; Borromeo M; Aquino M

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

Empowering Communities through ASUH

Description of how ASUH helped communities in Indonesia.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

A Healthy Start for a Healthy Life - Overview

Overview of the ASUH (Healthy Start for a Healthy Life) program in Indonesia.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

Indonesia's Healthy Start Program

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

"New Generation" Models for Asia's Youth: Strengthening Networks and Building Capacity

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

Reducing Postpartum Hemorrhage in Thanh Hoa

The study was undertaken to evaluate the acceptability and ease of use of the Uniject prefilled, single-use injection device by midwives at primary and secondary level facilities, the effectiveness of active management of the third stage of labor (AMTSL) in reducing rates of post partum hemorrhage (PPH) and the need for hemorrhage treatments, the cost-effectiveness of routine delivery of AMTSL, and the relative costs of using oxytocin in ampoules or in Uniject. The study was conducted in six districts of Thanh Hoa province from June to December 2004.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

Working with District Health Offices in ASUH

Description of the work carried out with district health offices in Indonesia.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

Attitudes Toward Immunization in Cambodia: A Qualitative Study of Health Worker and Community Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices in Kampong Chhnang

Childhood immunization is a major public health concern in Cambodia. A study of the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of communities and health workers was conducted to identify barriers to immunization and inform future information, education, and communication strategies.

Publication date: 2002

Region: Asia

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