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Cervical Cancer Prevention at PATH: Two Decades of Progress Toward a World Free of HPV-Related Cancers

Supported by a seed grant from the World Bank, PATH began to focus on cervical cancer in 1991. Since then, our portfolio has expanded tremendously, thanks in large part to grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In this report, we describe our key cervical cancer prevention initiatives.

Publication date: April 2013

Region: Global

Feasibility of Administering Sayana® Press in Clinics and Communities: Summary Findings From an Operational Assessment in Senegal

This operational assessment of Sayana® Press in Senegal examines the extent to which Sayana® Press facilitates the logistics of managing and administering injectable contraception and assesses whether providers in Senegal find benefits in this new presentation.

Publication date: April 2013

Region: Africa

New, Molecular Cervical Cancer Screening Technologies: Results From PATH's START-UP Project

This brief describes two human papillomavirus (HPV) screening methods developed and tested by PATH for low-resource settings: the careHPV™ DNA test and the OncoE6™ cervical test.

Author: PATH

Publication date: April 2013

Region: Global

Woman's Condom: Comfortable and Confident Protection for Women and Men

The Woman’s Condom is a new female condom designed to protect women and couples from unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections and to be highly pleasurable. This document describes product features and the steps that PATH and our manufacturing partner, Shanghai Dahua Medical Apparatus Company, are taking to raise awareness and build demand. The Woman’s Condom is branded O’lavie™ in China.

Publication date: April 2013

Region: Global

Strengthening the Quality of Abortion Services in Vietnam

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work to improve the quality of and access to medical abortion services, including post-abortion family planning, at the district level in Vietnam.

Publication date: March 2013

Region: Asia

Developing Total Market Strategies for Family Planning in Nicaragua: Enhancing Public-Private Coordination for Equity and Sustainability

Since 2009, PATH has been working with government family planning officials to engage stakeholders and apply evidence to develop a total market plan for family planning in light of funding shortfalls. This case study in Nicaragua is intended to highlight lessons learned and recommendations for those considering similar initiatives in other settings. It is a sister document to the Vietnam case study, Developing a Total Market Plan for Family Planning in Vietnam.

Author: Drake JK

Publication date: March 2013

Region: Latin America

Nicaragua Family Planning Market Segmentation Analysis

To support a total market approach to family planning in Nicaragua, PATH is helping to enhance the equity and accessibility of family planning services. This study in Nicaragua segments public- and private-sector users into different subgroups, each with its own profile, and makes recommendations about how best to meet the needs of each group. The document highlights not only demographic and economic variations but also differences in values and attitudes, all of which are key drivers of family planning demand.

Author: Winfrey W, Lacayo Y

Publication date: March 2013

Region: Latin America

Woman's Condom: Summary of Clinical Evaluation

The Woman's Condom is a new female condom that has been evaluated for acceptability, performance, and safety in clinical studies across five countries. This document summarizes key findings from completed clinical studies and provides updates on clinical studies in process.

Publication date: March 2013

Region: Global

Breast Health: Expanding Care to Women in Low-Resource Settings

This brief describes PATH’s contributions toward strengthening breast cancer early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery in low-resource settings. Our work spans a broad range of interventions that extend beyond the traditional biomedical model to involve a substantial and often unrecognized set of psychosocial, community mobilization, and policy needs. These elements, combined with technological innovation, represent PATH’s approach to comprehensive breast health programming.

Publication date: January 2013

Region: Global

Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention Website

Launched in 2002, this website provides information on the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention (ACCP), of which PATH was a member. Having accomplished its mission, the ACCP disbanded in 2013.

Publication date: 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Websites

Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment in Low-Resource Settings: Practical Experience From PATH

This report is part of the Cervical Cancer Prevention: Practical Experience Series on the RHO Cervical Cancer website. It examines the second component of a successful cervical cancer prevention program—screening and treatment of adult women for precancerous lesions—based on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination demonstration projects that PATH conducted from 2006 to 2011 in India, Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam.

Publication date: 2013

Region: Global

Road-Mapping a Total Market Approach for Family Planning and Reproductive Health Commodity Security: Workshop Materials

To meet the challenge of sustaining reproductive health commodity security in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, the United Nations Population Fund and PATH developed workshops to increase awareness about total market approaches and develop an action plan for the region. These workshop materials are from two regional workshops that were held in April 2013. For a report describing the workshops, see Road-Mapping a Total Market Approach: Eastern Europe and Central Asia Workshops April 2013.

Author: UNFPA and PATH

Publication date: 2013

Region: Eastern Europe

Road-Mapping a Total Market Approach: Eastern Europe and Central Asia Workshops April 2013

To meet the challenge of sustaining reproductive health commodity security in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, the United Nations Population Fund and PATH developed workshops to increase awareness about total market approaches and develop an action plan for the region. This report describes two regional workshops that were held in April 2013. For workshop materials, see Road-Mapping a Total Market Approach for Family Planning and Reproductive Health Commodity Security: Workshop Materials.

Publication date: 2013

Region: Eastern Europe

Directions in Global Health (Volume 9, Issue 3)

This issue of Directions in Global Health highlights PATH’s work to increase access to lifesaving products for women. It features a commentary by Catharine Taylor, who directs PATH’s Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Program. Other articles cover efforts to improve health and nutrition with orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes in Kenya, increase hepatitis B vaccination for newborns in Vietnam, fight childhood tuberculosis in Tanzania, and assess a range of technologies for their potential impact in reducing maternal deaths.

Publication date: December 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

Messaging Framework for India: Multipurpose Prevention Technologies

This messaging framework was developed to support advocates as they raise awareness and build support for multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) for reproductive health in India. The framework provides a menu of messaging options that advocates can use in presentations, brochures, websites, speeches, or other outreach efforts to help advance support for MPTs in India. It is designed as a trifold brochure.

Publication date: December 2012

Region: Asia

mHealth, eHealth, Reproductive Health (Outlook, vol. 29, no. 1)

This issue of Outlook explores the promise and current realities of new information technologies in service to reproductive health programming in low-resource settings (including HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment and maternal and child health interventions). The issue examines new approaches and looks to the future for current needs and potential solutions.

Author: Wittet S

Publication date: December 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

HPV Vaccination in Southeast Asia: Lessons Learned From a Pilot Program in Vietnam

This report summarizes the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program implemented in Vietnam by PATH, the Vietnam National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, and the Vietnam National Center for Health Education and Communication through the HPV Vaccines: Evidence for Impact project. The purpose of the study was to investigate operational issues related to HPV vaccination of young adolescent girls, aimed at identifying effective and cost-effective strategies. This report interprets the results and summarizes helpful lessons for policymakers and program managers, especially those in Southeast Asia, looking to shape their own HPV vaccination programs. To see other reports in this series, visit the RHO Cervical Cancer website.

Publication date: November 2012

Region: Asia

Part of series: HPV vaccination project lessons learned reports

PATH in China: Joining With Diverse Partners to Create Sustainable Health Solutions

This brochure outlines PATH's work in China, with emphasis on public-private partnerships for product development. Areas of focus include vaccines and immunization, health technologies, and women's health.

Publication date: November 2012

Region: Asia

PATH Today (Winter 2012)

This issue of PATH Today leads with the Mama SASHA project, which is improving nutrition, agriculture, and prenatal health care in Kenya. PATH's work to increase access to breast cancer screening in rural Peru is also featured, and donors Bryan and Martha Kim share why contributing to PATH is a smart investment. News briefs include an update about family planning and new work in Myanmar.

Publication date: November 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Addressing Gender and Gender-Based Violence to Improve Health

This fact sheet highlights PATH's gender work.

Publication date: July 2012

Region: Global

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