- Choosing Male Sterilization (Outlook, vol. 21, no. 3)
This issue of Outlook looks primarily at vasectomy as a contraceptive option for men. A number of important topics related to this theme are addressed, including no-scalpel vasectomy, no-scalpel vs. conventional vasectomy, choosing vasectomy, cost, vasectomy in developing countries, possible side effects and complications, regret, reversibility, and other strategies for male contraception.
Author: Weil B
Publication date: December 2004
Part of series: Outlook
- Clean Delivery Kit Workshop Manual
Publication date: 2000
- Clean Delivery Kit Workshop Report Introduction
Publication date: 2000
- Clean Delivery Kit: a Timeline of PATH's Involvement
This document provides a timeline of the Clean Delivery Kit project at PATH.
Publication date: 2007
- Clean-Delivery Kits: Guidelines for Their Use in Programmatic Settings
This two-page document outlines basic programmatic guidelines for the use of clean-delivery kits in international settings. It includes a discussion of kit contents, an overview of research on the effectiveness of kits, principles of clean delivery, issues related to production of local kits, and information about ordering preassembled kits.
Author: Wood S; Coffey P
Publication date: 2006
- Cleaning and Disinfection of Thermal Cautery Equipment
This job aid discusses cleaning and disinfection of thermal cautery equipment for vasectomy.
Author: Y. Seamans
Publication date: 2005
- Clinical Trials: Steps in Malaria Vaccine Development
Clinical trials are a critical source of data for decisions around vaccine development. This fact sheet provides information about the phases of clinical trials.
Publication date: October 2009
- Cold Chain Equipment Manager
Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH’s work to develop and deploy a software tool called Cold Chain Equipment Manager to help vaccination programs manage equipment requirements, forecast equipment needs, and generate procurement lists. It includes a function that enables countries to view the cost and logistical implications of potential programmatic changes through “what if” scenarios such as procedural changes or the introduction of a new vaccine.
Publication date: September 2012
Part of series: Technology Updates
- Cold Chain Equipment Manager (CCEM)
The Cold Chain Equipment Manager (CCEM) is a Microsoft Access–based software tool. It is accompanied by a user manual, data collection questionnaires, a surveyor’s guide to these questionnaires, and an equipment identification guide. CCEM also comes with practice files, providing new users with practice data to demonstrate how CCEM will analyze cold chain equipment data and facilitate multiyear equipment planning. CCEM version 2.1 is available for download (see below) or, to request a copy on CD, email CCEMinfo@path.org. For more information, please see the CCEM project description.
Publication date: January 2012
- Cold Chain Technologies
Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes the current project on cold chain technologies at PATH.
Publication date: May 2009
Part of series: Technology Updates
- Cold Chain Temperature Monitoring in Vietnam: Monitoring Ambient and Cold Chain Temperatures During Delivery of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is intended to prevent cervical cancer. As part of project Optimize, a two-year HPV vaccine demonstration project is being conducted to demonstrate how existing delivery systems can be adapted to successfully provide HPV vaccine to young adolescent girls. HPV vaccine is a strong candidate for out-of-the-cold-chain use given its characteristics of high heat stability and freeze sensitivity.
Author: Robertson J, Vu H, Le N, et al.
Publication date: July 2010
- Collaborating With Countries to Improve Supply Chains
Project Optimize—a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH—aims to employ technological and scientific advances in the immunization field. This document describes efforts to define ideal specifications for health products and create a flexible and robust vaccine supply chain that can handle an increasingly large and costly portfolio of vaccines.
Publication date: November 2010
- Collection, Processing, Storage, and Transport of Dry Blood Spots for the Assessment of Vitamin A Deficiency in the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2006
As part of the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2006, this study collected results of Vitamin A deficiency tests from a representative sample of women aged 15–49 and children aged 6–59 months. Presented at: First International Micronutrient Forum, April 16, 2007; Istanbul, Turkey.
Author: Baingana R, Kasozi D, Garrett D, Fort A
Publication date: April 2007
- Commercial Approaches to Providing Safe Water in India: A Literature Review
This is part of a series of project briefs discussing the activities, research findings, and field experiences of PATH’s Safe Water Project. The briefs are available in two formats: one for onscreen viewing and one for booklet-style printing.
Author: Kols A
Publication date: January 2008
Part of series: Safe water briefs
- Common Requirements for Logistics Management Information Systems
This document focuses on a method for producing descriptions, models, and figures that accurately represent the views and needs of global health professionals. The document can be used by global health practitioners to inform software development related to health systems.
Publication date: September 2010
- Common Requirements for Maternal Health Information Systems: Produced With the Collaborative Requirements Development Methodology
This document presents a set of requirements that translate the needs of maternal health practitioners into the language of software and systems engineering. The document can inform software development for health systems worldwide and maternal health in particular.
Author: Taylor C, Luchitsky A, Lubinski D, Peloso L, Wilson K
Publication date: December 2012
- Common Virus and Senseless Killer: A Briefing Paper on Rotavirus
This briefing paper underscores the burden of rotavirus and highlights the promise of vaccines to combat the virus as the global health community prepares for worldwide introduction.
Publication date: September 2009
- Communications Handbook for Clinical Trials
This handbook is a practical guide developed for site-level microbicide researchers, communicators, advocates, and others working on HIV prevention trials in developing countries. It includes context-specific case studies and practical insights from actual clinical trial communications initiatives. It is being updated to include work sheets and slide sets. To apply for a complimentary copy, please email Jacqueline Borodan at email@example.com for detailed instructions.
Author: Robinson E, Baron D, Heise L, Moffett J, Harlan SV
Publication date: May 2010
- Community Engagement in HIV Prevention Trials: Evolution of the Field and Opportunities for Growth
This paper was commissioned for the aids2031 Science and Technology Working Group as part of a series of working papers under the aids2031 initiative. The paper explores progress made in engaging communities in biomedical research and highlights areas where continued progress is needed.
Author: West Slevin K, Ukpong M, Heise L
Publication date: November 2008
Part of series: aids2031 working papers
- Community Outreach and Peer Education for HIV and AIDS Prevention: The AIDS Surveillance and Education Project in the Philippines
Author: Aquino C; D'Agnes L; Castro J; Borromeo M; Schmidt K; Gill K
Publication date: 2003