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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

Management of Unintended Pregnancies [Vietnamese]

Developed as part of a project aimed at strengthening the provision of reproductive health services for young people at pharmacies, this leaflet emphasizes the importance of early pregnancy confirmation, provides three options for unintended pregnancies and a list of youth friendly services in Thanh Hoa.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

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

Options for Unintended Pregnancies (job aid) [Vietnamese]

Developed as part of a project aimed at strengthening the provision of reproductive health services for young people at pharmacies, this job aid aims to strengthen the knowledge of pharmacy staff of the options to offer clients for managing unintended pregnancies, and provides a list of youth friendly services in Thanh Hoa.

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

Sexually Transmitted Infection (leaflet) [Vietnamese]

Developed as part of a project aimed at strengthening the provision of reproductive health services for young people at pharmacies, this leaflet aims to provide information on definition, transmission, implications, common signs and prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), help young people to assess their risks of STIs, and provide a list of youth friendly STI services in Thanh Hoa.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

Sexually Transmitted Infections (job aid) [Vietnamese]

Developed as part of a project aimed at strengthening the provision of reproductive health services for young people at pharmacies, this job aid aims to strengthen the knowledge of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) for pharmacy staff, remind them of key points when talking with young clients about STIs, and provide a list of facilities providing youth friendly STI services in Thanh Hoa.

Publication date: 2004

Region: Asia

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

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