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Stronger Health Advocates, Greater Health Impacts: Tools of the Trade

Advocacy is an effective method to achieve global health goals by ensuring that necessary resources, policies, and political will are available to support important programs. These resources help new and experienced advocates assess policy advocacy options, plan goals and activities, and develop a comprehensive strategy for advocacy impact.

Publication date: November 2014

Region: Africa, Asia, Global

mHealth Mobile Messaging Toolkit: Considerations When Selecting a Mobile Messaging Platform Vendor

This toolkit, written by the Digital Health Solutions team at PATH, provides information about currently available mobile messaging technology solutions, as well as things to consider when selecting a vendor and deploying an mHealth campaign. It was designed for project implementers using mobile messaging campaigns to encourage healthy behaviors in low- and middle-income countries.

Author: Morio M, Goertz H, Taliesin B, Wilson K

Publication date: October 2014

Region: Global

Connecting Health Information Systems for Better Health: Leveraging Interoperability Standards to Link Patient, Provider, Payor, and Policymaker Data

This e-book, written by the Digital Health Solutions team for the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage, is a reference guide for countries wanting to link their universal health coverage and eHealth information systems using a standards-based approach. It provides a set of actionable steps and links to resources to develop a national eHealth standards framework. The e-book can be read online, downloaded as a PDF, or downloaded to an e-reader.

Author: Ritz D, Althauser C, Wilson K

Publication date: September 2014

Region: Global

Innovation Matters: Pioneering Innovation Today for Health Impact Tomorrow

This publication features articles from global leaders in innovation exploring the critical role innovation can play in accelerating solutions to the world’s most urgent health challenges.

Publication date: September 2014

Region: Global

SILCS Launches in Early Markets

The SILCS diaphragm is a single-size contraceptive barrier designed to fit a broad range of women. This document describes product features and the steps that PATH and our commercialization partner, Kessel Marketing & Vertriebs GmbH, are taking as we build toward the introduction of SILCS in low-resource settings.

Publication date: September 2014

Region: Global

Accelerating the Development of New Rotavirus Vaccines

This fact sheet provides a technical perspective of PATH's work on rotavirus vaccines for children in the developing world. It includes an overview of PATH's efforts to increase access to and effectiveness of existing rotavirus vaccines, as well as an in-depth review of its vaccine development portfolio and research activities to support the development of effective and affordable new rotavirus vaccines.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Global

Part of series: Diarrheal disease fact sheets

A Comprehensive Approach to Rotavirus Vaccines

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to address rotavirus, the leading cause of severe diarrheal disease. It includes general information about our efforts to increase access to and effectiveness of existing vaccines, as well as to develop new vaccines.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Global

Part of series: Diarrheal disease fact sheets

Current PATH Initiatives in Cervical Cancer Prevention

PATH began to focus on cervical cancer in 1991. Over the past 23 years, our portfolio has expanded to cover the full range of technologies and approaches for the prevention of cervical cancer. This fact sheet summarizes PATH’s current work in cervical cancer prevention.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Global

Delivering Immunization Data Solutions: PATH Works With Multilateral Organizations to Deliver Access to Immunization Data

PATH managed the design and development of an Immunization Repository for the World Health Organization and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, providing access to immunization data, dashboards, and reports to more than 300 users across the global health value chain. This fact sheet is an overview of how we approached this effort, and the results achieved.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Global

Integrating Female Condoms Into HIV Prevention Programs: A Case Study of Barriers, Facilitators, and Future Opportunities in Kenya

This report examines the factors that have supported and hindered the inclusion of female condoms in two HIV prevention programs in Kenya—prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and voluntary medical male circumcision—and offers potential actions to help improve integration and access in future programming.

Author: Whipkey KJ, Coffey PS, East L, Omurwa T, Murunga P

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Africa, Global

Leading the Way to a Healthier World: Report to Our Contributors

This report shares highlights of PATH’s use of private donations in 2013. Stories describe how support from donors helped vaccinate children in Laos against Japanese encephalitis, launch a Global Health Innovation Hub, catalyze a diagnostic test for river blindness, and introduce Sayana® Press, a new injectible contraceptive for women.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Global

Part of series: Reports to contributors

Policy Advocacy for Total Market Approaches for Family Planning: Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Workshop May 2014

In May 2014, PATH and the United Nations Population Fund convened a regional workshop on policy advocacy for total market approaches (TMAs) for family planning, in Antalya, Turkey. Seventy-three participants from 18 countries gathered to learn more about advocacy strategy development and to plan advocacy activities to bring about policy changes in support of their TMA action plans.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Eastern Europe, Global

Driving Transformative Innovation to Save Lives

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work, global presence, innovation platforms, partners, and funding. It is available in English, French, Russian, and Spanish.

Publication date: July 2014

Region: Global

The Evidence for Maternal and Child Nutrition Interventions: Gap Analysis

The PATH Nutrition Embedding Evaluation Programme (NEEP) is a four-year project funded by the UK Department for International Development. NEEP aims to address knowledge gaps on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of maternal and child nutrition interventions and how they can be delivered at scale. To identify and prioritise evaluation activities that address evidence gaps, PATH conducted this analysis of gaps in research and evaluation investments in early 2014.

Publication date: July 2014

Region: Global

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

Sayana® Press: Pilot Introduction and Evaluation

These fact sheets describe PATH's pilot introduction project to deliver the injectable contraceptive Sayana® Press (depot medroxyprogesterone acetate or DMPA) to women in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The fact sheets also provide clinical information about Sayana® Press.

Publication date: July 2014

Region: Global

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

Improved Freeze-Safe Vaccine Containers

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH’s work to address the problem of vaccines freezing during transport by incorporating a freeze-safe inner vaccine box into vaccine carriers.

Publication date: June 2014

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Improving Nutrition Programming Worldwide: Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition (MQSUN)

PATH leads the Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition project (MQSUN), funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development. MQSUN provides technical expertise on the design and implementation of nutrition programs, drawing on the best available evidence. This fact sheet provides highlights on MQSUN's work around the globe.

Publication date: June 2014

Region: Global

Treatment of Anemia With Iron-Fortified Rice in a School Lunch Program in Burundi

This poster describes the results of a study that evaluated the efficacy of using multiple-micronutrient fortified rice to improve the hemoglobin concentration and anemia prevalence of anemic schoolchildren in rural Burundi.

Author: Parker ME, Mosites E, Reider K, et al

Publication date: June 2014

Region: Global

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