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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

Marketed Vaginal Products as Microbicides: A Strategy in India

This poster was presented by PATH's India Microbicide Project at the Microbicides 2004 Conference in London. It describes PATH's innovative approach to microbicide development, including (1) starting with products already marketed in India to determine whether any could be used to prevent HIV and/or common microbial infections, and (2) introducing a microbicide using an "escalating claim" strategy. (This project was active from February 2002 to June 2006.)

Author: Camus-Bablon F; Vail J; Zaneveld LJ; Waller D

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

An Overview of GEOVAC: A Software Application to Monitor Immunization Performance in Georgia

The GEOVAC software application is a tool designed to help personnel of regional level centers of public health and the National Center for Disease Control in Georgia process a large flow of immunization-related data in much less time than the previous (manual) system. This document illustrates GEOVAC functions, relating them to the features of the upgraded Georgian immunization information system and demonstrating what it can offer immunization managers in the decision making process. It is designed primarily for policymakers in countries planning to strengthen their immunization and/or surveillance systems, donor organizations that can support such reforms, and agencies working in these technical areas.

Author: Luchitsky A; Romanyuk G

Publication date: 2004

Region: Eastern Europe

Palliative Care for Women With Cervical Cancer: A Kenya Field Manual

This field manual was developed for visiting nurses or health facility-based nurses and physicians in Kenya to use when caring for women with terminal cervical cancer. It focuses on understanding cervical cancer, relieving the physical problems associated with it, and addressing social, emotional, and spiritual issues faced by women with terminal disease and their families. It offers the reader simple, practical advice on the drugs and techniques that are effective in the management of the most common problems confronting women and their families.

Author: Sellors J; Muhombe K; Castro W

Publication date: 2004

Region: Africa

PATH Children's Vaccine Program - The Big Picture

This publication provides an overview of the PATH Children's Vaccine Program's achievements worldwide, with a special focus on China, India, and Indonesia.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

Planning for Safe Syringe Disposal

In this document you will find a guide that provides assistance with planning sharps waste disposal systems through the five important steps: review existing legislation and policy, collection of data in your district; review sharps collection options; review options for disposal in non-incineration areas; complete map by assigning disposal systems to non-incinerator health facilities; and create a district planning guide to calculate needs and plan implementation.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

Practical, Local Solutions for Safely Managing Contaminated Syringes and Other Medical Waste

Author: Wittet S; Bhattari M; Chaudray A

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

Part of series: CVP Occasional Papers

Preadolescent Girls: The Hidden Population: Findings from the Entre Amigas Project Baseline

This report, carried out under PATH's Entre Amigas project, describes the methodology and results of qualitative study and qualitative survey carried out as a baseline study on a population of 600 girls ages 10-14 years, living in Ciudad Sandino, Managua, Nicaragua. The baseline findings informed the Entre Amigas program strategy and interventions.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Latin America

Senegal: Changing the Face of Immunization in West Africa - Practical Solutions Transform Vaccine Delivery and Injection Safety

Publication date: 2004

Region: Africa

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

Western Kenya Cervical Cancer Prevention Project (WKCCPP) Final Report December 2004

The WKCCPP Project, implemented from 2000 to 2004, was a collaborative effort to develop and evalulate a model cervical cancer prevention program suitable for rural, low-resource settings in Africa. During the life of the project nearly 2,400 women were screened using visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA), visual screening using Lugol's iodine (VILI), and a combination of both screening tests, followed by cryotherapy. WKCCPP clearly demonstrated that cervical cancer prevention services based on these tests can be established and sustained in rural Kenya with relatively modest start-up requirements and support. With commitment at national and local levels, an affordable and effective cervical cancer prevention service could be phased in over the next five to ten years, and thousands of women's lives could be spared.

Author: Tsu V; Lewis K; Bignham A; Levin C; Sellors J

Publication date: 2004

Region: Africa

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

Women's Stories, Women's Lives: Experiences with Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment

Women's Stories, Women's Lives: Experiences with Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment is a collection of stories based on interviews with women who participated in the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention (ACCP) screening and (when applicable) treatment programs. These women's stories illustrate the unnecessary suffering cervical cancer can cause women and their families and how prevention programs can save women's lives.

Author: ACCP

Publication date: 2004

Region: Global

PATH Today (Winter 2003)

Publication date: December 2003

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

A Rights-Based Approach to Reproductive Health (Outlook, vol. 20, no. 4)

Human rights and reproductive health advocates increasingly are working together to advance women's and men's well-being. This issue of Outlook discusses fundamental human rights principles and major developments; benefits of a rights-based approach to reproductive health; obligations and responsibilities at the international, national, health care system, and community levels; and how programs can implement a rights-based approach to reproductive health care.

Author: Kols A

Publication date: December 2003

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

PATH Today (Fall 2003)

Publication date: September 2003

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Ensuring Contraceptive Supply Security (Outlook, vol. 20, no. 3)

International assistance for family planning has been shrinking at a time when many family planning programs in developing countries are experiencing shortages of supplies. This issue of Outlook discusses contraceptive supply security, including its critical components, the current status of funding, causes of contraceptive shortages, and challenges and promising approaches to achieving supply security.

Author: Finkle C

Publication date: July 2003

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

A New Immunochromatographic Strip Test for Neisseria Gonorrhoeae

The development of a rapid and simple immunochromatographic strip test using the L7/L12 Neisseria gonorrhoeae, testing using clinical samples. Presented at: 15th Biennial Congress, International Society of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research, July 27, 2003; Ottawa, Canada.

Author: Matsyshen D, Svanas G, Maynard J, Tam M, Burgess Hay DC

Publication date: July 2003

Region: Global

Bangladesh Bidder's Guide

This highly illustrated manual is designed to help suppliers and consultants understand the documents and procedures they will encounter when they compete for Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) contracts financed wholly or in part by the World Bank's International Development Association.The manual explains the contracting sequence for goods and services, explains how to prepare bids or proposals, and describes procedures for awards and financial arrangements. The manual includes important background information about the World Bank, a list of resources, a list of acronyms, and a glossary.

Author: Woodle D, Dickens T, Fox J

Publication date: June 2003

Region: Asia

Procurement Primer for Health and Family Planning Programs in Bangladesh

This highly illustrated manual provides a complete orientation to procuring goods and services for health and family planning programs in Bangladesh. It describes the key steps of procurement and includes an overview of the World Bank's role in financing programs, a list of resources, a list of acronyms, a glossary, and summaries of the HPSP Development Credit Agreement and World Bank procurement guidelines.

Author: Woodle D, Dickens T, Fox J

Publication date: June 2003

Region: Asia

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