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Ethiopia Country Program Website

This website about PATH’s Ethiopia country program provides an overview of the program and its featured projects. See other PATH program websites.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Africa

Part of series: Program websites

Kenya Country Program Website

This website about PATH’s Kenya country program provides an overview of the program and its featured projects. See other PATH program websites.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Africa

Part of series: Program websites

Making Malaria History Newsletter

The Making Malaria History newsletter is a periodic update on activities of the Malaria Control and Evaluation Partnership in Africa, which works to rapidly scale up proven malaria control interventions to achieve impact on health and economic indicators. Distributed three times per year, the newsletter includes updates on emerging malaria control insights, as well as perspectives from Zambia and our regional and global partners.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Africa

Part of series: E-newsletters

Making Malaria History Website

This website features updates on the latest malaria research and news, resources for advocates and technical partners, evidence and progress from the global malaria community, and field tools currently being used by countries at the forefront of the fight against the disease.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Africa

Part of series: Websites

Meningitis Vaccine Project Website

Launched in 2004, this website provides information on meningitis and the work of PATH and the World Health Organization's Meningitis Vaccine Project to eliminate epidemic meningitis as a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Africa

Part of series: Websites

South Africa Country Program

This website about PATH’s South Africa country program provides an overview of the program and its featured projects. See other PATH program websites.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Africa

Part of series: Program websites

Tanzania Country Program Website

This website about PATH’s Tanzania country program provides an overview of the program and its featured projects. See other PATH program websites.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Africa

Part of series: Program websites

Zambia Country Program Website

This website about PATH’s Zambia country program provides an overview of the program and its featured projects. See other PATH program websites.

Publication date: 2015

Region: Africa

Part of series: Program websites

Advocacy to Improve Health for Women and Children: Strategies and Stories From the Field

Advocacy is one of the many powerful tools that PATH uses to achieve our mission. By influencing decision-makers at all levels of government in countries around the world, PATH works to create a policy environment that supports good health. Advocacy to Improve Health for Women and Children: Strategies and Stories From the Field provides stories from Africa and Asia that illustrate how PATH uses a 10-part approach to advocacy to achieve lasting policy change. The stories are a resource for global health implementers and advocates to help them develop strategies to achieve policy goals. Although the examples are specific to particular countries and health issues, the methods used to accomplish policy objectives can be practiced in a variety of settings to address a myriad of issues.

Publication date: December 2014

Region: Africa, Asia, Global

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: December 2014

Region: Africa, Asia, Global

Tackling the Deadliest Diseases for the World's Poorest Children

In the past decade, global investments have led to great progress toward improving the health of children in developing countries. Yet pneumonia and diarrhea still cause 25 percent of all child deaths. This infographic makes the case for controlling pneumonia and diarrhea simultaneously to achieve the greatest impact.

Publication date: December 2014

Region: Africa, Asia, Global

US Department of Defense and PATH: Working Together to Advance Global Health Innovations

PATH collaborates with the US Department of Defense (DoD) to advance global health innovations. This fact sheet provides examples of successes that PATH, DoD, and our partners have had in working to adapt, test, and expand access to tools and technologies that can reduce illness in the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Publication date: December 2014

Region: Africa, North America and Europe, Global

US Department of Health and Human Services and PATH: Working Together to Protect and Improve Global Health

PATH and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) work together to protect and improve health in developing countries. This fact sheet provides examples of successes that PATH, HHS, and our partners have had in developing and deploying new global health technologies to prevent, detect, and control epidemic and neglected diseases, advance health research, and save lives around the world.

Publication date: December 2014

Region: Africa, Asia, North America and Europe, Global

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Mauritania

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Mauritania. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Mauritanian children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the effectiveness of rotavirus vaccines.

Publication date: December 2014

Region: Africa

Part of series: Rotavirus disease and vaccines fact sheets

Policies and Actions for More Effective Malaria in Pregnancy Efforts: Maternal and Newborn Health in Kenya

In Kenya, malaria in pregnancy continues to contribute to high maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality. By translating emerging evidence on community-based distribution of antimalarial medicine into policy action, policymakers in Kenya have the opportunity to significantly decrease malaria-related mortality and morbidity during pregnancy, safeguarding the health and lives of countless women and newborns. This brief describes recommendations and policies at the global level and in Kenya and identifies ways in which to expand access to preventive treatment for mothers.

Publication date: October 2014

Region: Africa

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Senegal

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Senegal. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Senegalese children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the effectiveness of rotavirus vaccines.

Publication date: October 2014

Region: Africa

Part of series: Rotavirus disease and vaccines fact sheets

Community-Based Approach to Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Malaria in Pregnancy in Kisumu, Kenya: Exploring the Value of Utilizing Community Health Workers in Malaria in Pregnancy Prevention

In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria in pregnancy continues to contribute to high maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality. In Kisumu, Kenya, PATH developed a two-phased approach to increase coverage of malaria in pregnancy prevention activities and strengthen antenatal care. This report details the activities and outcomes of the pilot project and offers recommendations for next steps. See also Community-Based Approaches to Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy: A Review of Recent Studies.

Publication date: October 2014

Region: Africa

Community-Based Approaches to Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy: A Review of Recent Studies

In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria in pregnancy continues to contribute to high maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality. One approach to the problem is intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy with sulfadoxine pyrimethamine, an antimalarial safe for use in pregnancy. This report reviews recent studies and articles documenting implementation of community-based approaches that increase uptake of this therapy. See also Community-Based Approach to Intermittent Treatment for Malaria in Pregnancy in Kisumu, Kenya: Exploring the Value of Utilizing Community Health Workers in Malaria in Pregnancy Prevention.

Publication date: October 2014

Region: Africa

Fighting Multidrug-Resistant TB in the DRC: Results of MDR-TB Programming Scale-Up in Seven Provinces

This project brief describes PATH's work in the Democratic Republic of Congo to control and treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). The brief outlines a project to train national clinicians to diagnose MDR-TB, strengthen the diagnostic capacities of local laboratories, and mobilize communities to help patients successfully complete treatment. All of this work was made possible with generous funding from the United States Agency for International Development.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Africa

Improving Data Quality and Validation in the DRC

This project brief explains how PATH worked to improve tuberculosis (TB) data collection methods at the local level in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which led to more timely and accurate reporting of data to national and global stakeholders, allowing officials to have more relevant discussions around TB control. All of this work was made possible with generous funding from the United States Agency for International Development.

Publication date: August 2014

Region: Africa

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