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Subject: Emerging and epidemic diseases

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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

Needs Assessment Report on Mobility and Cross-Border HIV/AIDS Transmission in Lang Son and Lao Cai, Vietnam

HIV/AIDS and its cross-border transmission in the Mekong region is a growing problem. In response to this problem, PATH, supported by the United States Department of State, implemented the project entitled "Catalyzing Cross-Border HIV/AIDS Prevention in the Southern China Border Region." The project aimed to attract the attention of different stakeholders on both sides of the border to develop The Action Plan to deal with this epidemic. There was a lack of clear understanding of local situations to develop a comprehensive action plan that was locally and culturally appropriate, feasible, and effective. Three cross-border sites, therefore, were selected to conduct the needs assessment: Vietnam, China, and Myanmar. This report presents the findings from Lao Cai and Lang Son provinces in Vietnam.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Asia

PATH's Work in Tuberculosis

Fact sheet describing some of PATH's global HIV/AIDS and TB.

Author: Crawford K; Gerber W

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Surveillance and Control of Communicable Diseases: Guidelines for Public Health Services in Georgia

The Georgian National Health Policy, adopted in 1999, declares the reduction of communicable and socially dangerous diseases a major priority for maintaining and improving the health of the Georgian population over the next decade. This report helps Georgian health workers comply with the above goal. It outlines how to identify and register cases of infectious diseases; confirm and classify cases; notify and report; analyze data; investigate outbreaks; and use available information for making decisions to prevent and control infectious diseases and improve the functioning of the surveillance system.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Eastern Europe

PATH Today (Winter 2004)

This issue of PATH Today features a film that PATH produced to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS among migrant communities in Cambodia and Thailand. Other highlights: "Adoption" strategy increases immunization in Senegal; Women's stories, women's lives: a publication demonstrating the challenges of preventing cervical cancer in developing countries; opportunities to engage in global health.

Publication date: December 2004

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Directions in Global Health (Volume 1, Issue 2)

This issue of Directions in Global Health profiles five PATH projects: Entre Amigas, which is reaching young adolescent girls in Nicaragua with reproductive health and life skills; the Healthy Start for a Healthy Life project, which is improving the care of newborns in Indonesia; the Ukraine TB project, which is implementing training and IEC activities to control tuberculosis; PATH's Children's Vaccine Program, which is managing medical waste in Nepal; and the Horizons program, which is influencing gender norms among young men in Brazil.

Publication date: May 2004

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

PATH Today (Spring 2004)

Publication date: May 2004

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Directions in Global Health (Volume 1, Issue 1)

The January 2004 issue of PATH's programmatic newsletter focuses on five projects: preventing HIV and AIDS in the Philippines, evaluating a malaria vaccine candidate, increasing youth access to services through pharmacies, advancing the Ultra Rice technology, and using theater to encourage social change.

Publication date: January 2004

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

In Women’s Hands: A Film on Women, HIV, and Hope

Filmed in several locations across the world, this short documentary is a tool for organizing and creating awareness around the increasing rates of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among women and the importance of advocacy for microbicides. The personal stories portrayed in In Women’s Hands speak to the need for microbicides and the importance for leadership on this issue.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

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

Malaria and the Military

This fact sheet provides a historical perspective on malaria’s impact on the US military, from the Revolutionary War up until 2003. Malaria illness and death estimates for various wars are provided.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

Supporting National TB Programs to Expand DOTS

Brochure describing PATH's national TB programs to expand DOTS. Created for a global meeting on TB in Paris, Oct/Nov. 2004.

Author: Hanson C; Gerber W

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

Winning Through Caring - An HIV and AIDS Behavior Change Communication Program in Eritrea: Implementation Case Study

This document describes the implementation challenges, success and impact of behavior change communication activities in Eritrea.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Africa

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

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

Region: Global

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

A Guide to Developing Materials on HIV/AIDS and STIs

The focus of this guide is on developing educational materials for use in programs to reduce the incidence of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS. The primary audience comprises public and private agencies and individuals working in STI and HIV prevention education in Eurasian countries. The recommended methodologies described in this guide are applicable to print materials as well as audiovisual or mass media materials for almost any population group. The Russian version edition was adapted from several previous publications, namely, the Immunization and Child Health Materials Development Guide (PATH, 2001) and Developing Materials on HIV/AIDS and STIs for Low-Literate Audiences (FHI/PATH, 2002).

Publication date: 2003

Region: Eastern Europe

Leading an Effective Response to HIV/AIDS

Publication date: 2003

Region: Global

Policy and Advocacy Efforts 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

Region: Global

Profile of the Kenyan AIDS NGOs Consortium

Author: Waring B

Publication date: 2003

Region: Africa

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