Subject: About PATH's work > Strengthening health systems
- PATH in Kenya: Innovation and Partnership to Improve Health
This brochure outlines PATH's work to help Kenya's health care sector improve services and strengthen community networks while empowering Kenyans to adopt healthier lifestyles. PATH offers novel approaches and technical expertise to address a range of health challenges, and we manage projects that reach millions of Kenyans.
Publication date: November 2011
- PATH in South Africa: A Comprehensive Approach to Improving Maternal and Child Health
This brochure outlines PATH's work to improve health in South Africa by bringing effective interventions to the people who need them most. Our interventions make birth safer, enhance infant and young child health, combat HIV/AIDS, strengthen health systems, and support improved sanitation.
Publication date: October 2011
- PATH in Tanzania: Using Integrated Approaches to Expand Solutions for Tuberculosis, HIV, and Other Health Challenges
This brochure describes PATH's work in Tanzania, including how we improve services for tuberculosis and HIV, protect communities from malaria, expand cervical cancer options for women, and address other pressing health issues.
Publication date: December 2011
- PATH in Ukraine and the Region
Brochure of PATH's activities in the region.
Publication date: December 2008
Region: Eastern Europe
- The PATH Rotavirus Vaccine Program: Equal Protection Against a Childhood Threat
This fact sheet provides an update on the activities of the PATH Rotavirus Vaccine Program, which aims to dramatically reduce the typical 10- to 15-year timeline between introduction of new vaccines in wealthy countries and their availability in the developing world. Activities include measuring disease burden, determining vaccine efficacy and safety in developing countries, communicating the value of rotavirus vaccines, and generating information on the health economics of rotavirus vaccination.
Author: Phillips D
Publication date: April 2007
- PATH's Framework for Health Services Integration
Integration of health services—within communities, health organizations, broader health systems, and across sectors—is one way PATH works to improve global health. This overview brochure describes PATH's framework for health services integration, while four case studies provide specific examples of PATH's integration work.
Publication date: July 2011
- PATH's Japanese Encephalitis Project: Collaboration and Commitment to Protect Asia's Children
This report summarizes the activities and achievements of PATH's Japanese encephalitis project (2003–2009), which aimed to accelerate availability of a safe and efficacious vaccine to vulnerable communities throughout Asia. Technical fact sheets bundled with the report provide guidance on disease surveillance, cost-effectiveness, advocacy, vaccine introduction, and more. The report is available as one large file or as four smaller files for easier downloading.
Publication date: October 2010
- PATH's Maternal and Newborn Health Technology Initiative
This brochure describes PATH’s work in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, through the Maternal and Newborn Health Technology Initiative (MNTI).
Author: Gundry, D
Publication date: June 2008
- PATH’s Experience in Strengthening Health Systems
Strengthening health systems is a core component of PATH’s overall mission to improve the health of people around the world. We pursue deliberate and measurable outcomes related to service management, policy, financing, supply systems, human resources, and information and monitoring systems. This document describes PATH’s experience in strengthening health systems.
Publication date: August 2008
- Pharmacy Provision of Youth-Friendly Services: A Toolbox with Resources for On-the-Job Training of Pharmacy Staff in Cambodia
A resource for on-the-job training of pharmacy staff that reinforces knowledge about STIs, EC, and regular contraceptive methods as well as provision of youth-friendly services.
Author: Srimuangboon H; Hutchings J; Weldin M
Publication date: 2005
- Piloting a Malaria Public-Private Mix Model in Cambodia
This fact sheet describes PATH's work to improve malaria diagnosis, treatment, and referral practices in the private sector to contain drug-resistant parasites in Cambodia.
Publication date: January 2011
- Provider Payment Reform and Information Technology Systems: A Chicken and Egg Question for National Health Coverage Programs
This paper addresses key implementation questions raised by countries on the journey toward universal health coverage. It also provides concrete data so that policymakers and information technology (IT) professionals alike may understand the ramifications of the provider payment choice on IT systems.
Author: Wilson K, Latko B, Cashin C, et al.
Publication date: September 2013
- Public-Private Mix for TB-HIV Control
This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work in Vietnam to control tuberculosis and HIV by enhancing referrals from the private sector to existing public-sector prevention and treatment services, thus improving case detection.
Publication date: September 2012
- Public-Private Mix: Involving Pharmacies and Other Providers in TB Control - A Cambodia Case Study
This document describes the successful introduction of a public-private mix program designed to increase the detection of tuberculosis in Cambodia. It is hoped that health programs in other high-burden countries will find this a useful guide for introducing or scaling up their own public-private mix activities.
Publication date: September 2011
- Reaching Youth Through Pharmacies
This fact sheet describes the work of the RxGen Project.
Publication date: June 2006
- Saving Children Through Program and Policy Integration: A Peek Into PATH’s Coordinated Approach to Curbing Pneumonia and Diarrhea in Cambodia
PATH and our partners implemented the Enhanced Diarrheal Disease Initiative in 2011 to tackle the leading killers of Cambodian children under five years old: pneumonia and diarrheal disease. The program successfully strengthened policies related to diarrheal disease and pneumonia and implemented a new integrated package of services within rural communities. This document is a condensed version of the case study Tackling Pneumonia and Diarrheal Disease Through Program and Policy Coordination.
Publication date: February 2013
- Scaling Up Lifesaving Commodities for Women, Children, and Newborns: An Advocacy Toolkit
This toolkit provides information about the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities (the Commission), 13 priority commodities, and examples of how its ten recommendations to improve access and availability are being applied globally and within countries. It also provides advocacy resources for utilizing the Commission platform to raise awareness and engage stakeholders in addressing commodity-related gaps in policy.
Author: Kade K, Kingshott E, Latimer A, Nieuwenhuyus B, Pacque M, Fox S, Lias N
Publication date: November 2013
- Screening and Treatment to Reduce the Risk and Incidence of Cervical Cancer
This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work to prevent cervical cancer in Vietnam through the piloting of a "screen and treat" model in three provinces.
Publication date: May 2011
- Sedibeng District Profile: Supporting Enhanced Child Health Services
This document describes the Window of Opportunity project's efforts to enhance child health services in Sedibeng 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
Part of series: Window of Opportunity project: district profiles
- Senegal: Changing the Face of Immunization in West Africa - Practical Solutions Transform Vaccine Delivery and Injection Safety
Publication date: 2004