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Region: Asia

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Improving Immunization Through Supportive Supervision

This fact sheet describes PATH's training of 70 immunization program supervisors in Vietnam's Ha Tinh Province to use supportive supervision methods, leading to immediate and significant improvements in performance.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Increasing Hepatitis B Vaccine Coverage Rates by Implementing an Out-of-the-Cold-Chain Strategy

In areas such as Southeast Asia with a high incidence of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B, WHO recommends a birth dose of the vaccine for all children. Hepatitis B vaccine is typically kept refrigerated, within the cold chain. This fact sheet reports on an effort by PATH and Vietnam's National Expanded Program on Immunization to increase coverage rates for the vaccine in Thanh Hoa Province through a new strategy?storing the vaccine outside of the cold chain and using vaccine vial monitors to confirm that the vaccine continued to confer effective protection.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccines at a Glance

This fact sheet provides a side-by-side comparison of internationally available vaccines against Japanese encephalitis, including information on dosage, cost, and supply.

Author: Hills S

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Magnet Theatre in India: A Guide to Using Theatre to Reduce HIV Risk and Promote an Enabling Environment for HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment

This toolkit aims to help key population communities use Magnet Theatre to reduce their risk of HIV and promote an enabling environment for HIV prevention, care, and treatment. This toolkit was developed by PATH for key population troupes trained in Magnet Theatre to use as a reference for their rehearsals and performances. It is also intended for organizations that provide technical and financial support to Magnet Theatre troupes.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Managing Sharps Waste in Andhra Pradesh: Introduction and Scale-Up of a Sharps Waste Management Program.

This case study reports on the five-year collaboration between PATH and the Government of Andhra Pradesh, India, as we worked to find solutions for appropriate, legal, and effective solutions for disposing of immunization waste from Andhra Pradesh?s 1,400 primary health centers and 12,500 health subcenters.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Medical abortion in Vietnam: a cost study

In Vietnam, abortion is widely available and used. This fact sheet describes a study conducted by PATH and the Vietnamese Ministry of Health to provide cost information to decision-makers looking to expand access to a choice of safe abortion methods, including medical abortion (using the drugs mifepristone and misoprostol).

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Participatory Site Assessment: A Guide to Generating Information to Design Community-Based Interventions for HIV Prevention in India

This toolkit aims to help key population communities mobilize themselves for HIV prevention and to generate information to design HIV prevention interventions and services. This toolkit was developed by PATH for nongovernmental and community-based organizations that intend to implement HIV risk-reduction projects and targeted interventions with key populations.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Protecting India's Children From Japanese Encephalitis

This fact sheet provides information about the partnerships and commitments that helped the Government of India introduce a landmark strategy to vaccinate children at highest risk of Japanese encephalitis. Campaigns in 2006 reached more than 9 million children, and the target population in 2007 exceeds 23 million.

Author: Phillips D

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Reducing Postpartum Hemorrhage in Vietnam

This fact sheet describes a collaboration between PATH and the Vietnamese Ministry of Health to study in six districts of Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam, the use of single-dose Uniject™ devices prefilled with oxytocin in the active management of the third stage of labor in order to reduce the rates of postpartum hemorrhage.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Strengthening Vietnam's immunization program

PATH, in close partnership with Vietnam's National Expanded Program on Immunization (NEPI), has worked to increase the quality, safety, and efficiency of immunization services through the Iris Project. This fact sheet describes the project's process of testing province-wide systems improvements, identifying best practices, and encouraging other provinces to adopt the improvements. Work included updating and improving policies, training staff, and increasing community knowledge and demand for vaccination, particularly through technical updates, training of trainers, an introduction to supportive supervision, an out-of-the-cold-chain study, and an injection safety project with needle removers.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Measles Vaccine Immunogenicity After Coadministration With Live Attenuated Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Shows Equivalence to That of Measles Vaccine Given Alone

This study by PATH's Japanese encephalitis (JE) project evaluated whether measles vaccine and the live, attenuated JE vaccine can be safely co-administered with no effect on the immunogenicity of either.

Author: Gatchalian S, Jacobson J, Kelly K, Sutee Y, Yaïch M, Yao Y, Zhang L, Zhou B

Publication date: December 2006

Region: Asia

SRH-HIV Convergence Newsletter (Volume 1, Issue 1)

This document is the first in a series of periodic policy and practice updates about work undertaken by PATH on the convergence of HIV services and sexual and reproductive health services (SRH) in India.

Author: Sellers T, Saha A, Panda M, Pauchauri A

Publication date: April 2006

Region: Asia

Part of series: HIV-SRH Convergence newsletters

Andhra Pradesh: Progress in Immunization Performance

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

AP Shares Lessons With Other States on Strengthening Routine Immunization and Introducing New Vaccines

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

Case Study: Andhra Pradesh -- Introducing and Scaling Up a Sharps Waste Management Program

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

China Youth Reproductive Health Project Impact Evaluation Studies

This document provides an overview of seven impact evaluation studies conducted for the China Youth Reproductive Health Project. Summaries of these results for each of the individual studies are also available, as are the full evaluation documents.

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

Evaluation of Out-of-the-cold-chain Approaches for Improving On-time Delivery of the Hepatitis B Birth Dose in Rural Areas of China

This document summarizes the results of a study of out-of-the-cold-chain approaches for improving on-time delivery of birth doses of the hepatitis B vaccine in rural areas of China.

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

Examining the Costs of Providing Medical Abortion in Vietnam

Abortion is a widely available and extensively utilized legal medical procedure in Vietnam. However, there are still a number of serious concerns related to the quality of care associated with available abortion services, such as clinical practices, a woman

Author: Luu H; Gardner M; Levin C

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

Final Report: Cold Chain Workshop

This document provides a final report, including summary and recommendations, on a regional workshop to discuss cold chain management issues, particularly regarding their impact on vaccine availability and effectiveness. The workshop was organized by PATH and UNICEF's Regional Office for Latin America & the Caribbean; it was held May 31 through June 2, 2006, in Panama City.

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

Impact of an Improved Policy Environment on Youth Reproductive Health Programming in Shanghai

This document summarizes the results of a study conducted to assess the impact of the China Youth Reproductive Health (YRH) Project on the adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) policy environment in Shanghai, China and examines how ASRH policies affect YRH. Of special interest were the processes governing policy-making and implementation, the challenges that arose during project implementation and the changes that were necessary to address these challenges in Shanghai

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

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