- Printing Template for the Nevirapine Infant-Dose Pouch Label
These labels for the nevirapine infant-dose pouch give instructions for handling and administering the medication; they include a place for health workers to record the expiration date. These labels are available in the following formats: English-language for A4-sized label stock, English-language for 8 ? x 11-inch label stock, and Kiswahili-language for A4-sized label stock.
Author: Berman A; Brooke S
Publication date: 2006
- Procurement Capacity Toolkit: Tools and Resources for Procurement of Reproductive Health Supplies, Version 2
As more developing countries take on responsibility for purchasing health commodities, requisite capabilities—such as decision-making, planning, and technical skills—often require strengthening. To address this need, PATH developed the comprehensive Procurement Capacity Toolkit for those responsible for and involved in the supply of reproductive health products. The toolkit is available as one large file or, for faster downloading, 17 smaller files.
Publication date: November 2009
- Procurement Guidance for Countries: A User's Guide for Resources on Procuring Safe Injection Equipment
This document provides practical illustrations on how to use key global resources related to the procurement of safe-injection equipment. It is intended for use by country decision-makers responsible for selecting and procuring good-quality safe-injection equipment.
Publication date: March 2010
- Product Introduction Case Profile: Vaccine Vial Monitors
This case profile of the vaccine vial monitor (VVM) is the first in a series of profiles intended to illustrate the product introduction process.
Author: Kristensen D; Burns M
Publication date: 2007
- Program Capacity Assessment Tool: Integrating Cervical Cancer Prevention into Reproductive Health Services
Publication date: 2001
- Progress in Cervical Cancer Prevention: The CCA Report Card
This report assesses global readiness to fight cervical cancer using new approaches and new technologies, especially in regions where the disease is a common killer. It underscores the urgent need for the global community to prioritize cervical cancer prevention and control on global health and development agendas.
Publication date: April 2011
- Progress in Preventing Cervical Cancer: Updated Evidence on Vaccination and Screening (Outlook, vol. 27, no. 2)
This issue of Outlook provides an update on opportunities for preventing cervical cancer through vaccination and screening. It summarizes recent evidence on the safety and efficacy of human papillomavirus vaccines as well as successful approaches for screening and treatment in low-resource areas. Other topics include cost-effectiveness, communication and training, and implications for policy and programs.
Author: Murray M
Publication date: May 2010
Part of series: Outlook
- Projecting Health
Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's and our partners' work on a new approach to health education in resource-poor settings. Projecting Health, also known as Digital Public Health, uses customized educational videos developed and produced by local communities to effectively improve health knowledge and behaviors.
Publication date: April 2014
Part of series: Technology Updates
- Projecting Health: Engaging Communities Through Visual Communication
In many parts of the world, simple, proven interventions can change behaviors and improve the health of mothers and newborns. PATH’s innovative social behavior change and communication model, Projecting Health, focuses on empowering communities to use digital media to effectively improve local health knowledge and behaviors.
Publication date: March 2014
- Promoting Gender Equity for HIV and Violence Prevention: Results From the PEPFAR Male Norms Initiative Evaluation in Ethiopia
This document presents findings from the evaluation of the PEPFAR Male Norms Initiative, which indicate that interventions to promote gender-equitable norms can successfully influence young men’s attitudes toward gender norms and lead to healthier relationships. The study provides empirical evidence that a community-based intervention focused on combating inequitable and risk-supporting gender norms is associated with reductions in partner violence and improvements in risk outcomes for HIV and sexually transmitted infections.
Author: Pulerwitz J, Martin S, Mehta M, Castillo T, Kidanu A, Verani F, Tewolde S
Publication date: July 2010
- Promoting Gender Equity for HIV and Violence Prevention: Results From the PEPFAR Male Norms Initiative Evaluation in Namibia
Findings from the evaluation of the Male Norms Initiative indicate that interventions to promote gender-equitable norms can successfully influence young men’s attitudes toward gender norms and lead to healthier relationships. The study also provides empirical evidence that a community-based intervention focused on combating inequitable and risk-supporting gender norms is associated with reductions in partner violence and improvements in risk outcomes for HIV and sexually transmitted infections.
Author: Pulerwitz J, Widyono M, Mehta M, Shityuwete J, Verani F, Keulder C
Publication date: October 2010
- Promoting Gender Equity: PATH's Gender, Violence and Rights Strategic Program
Publication date: 2003
- Proper Handling and Disposal of Auto-Disable Syringes and Safety Boxes: A Training Module for Clinic Managers and Immunization Providers
Author: Wittet S
Publication date: 2002
- Protecting Aluminum-Adjuvanted Vaccines From Freeze Damage
This overview describes how PATH has developed a low-cost and straightforward technology for protecting aluminum-adjuvanted liquid vaccines from the irreversible damage that results from freezing. Many current vaccines of importance to global health contain an aluminum salt adjuvant or its equivalent (such as aluminum hydroxide, aluminum phosphate, or calcium phosphate) and would benefit from the technology.
Publication date: October 2012
- Protecting Child Health for a Promising Future
This fact sheet provides a snapshot of our programs that tackle the leading causes of childhood illness and death: diarrheal disease, pneumonia, and malaria. It profiles our work on new and innovative vaccines, medicines, diagnostics, and devices, as well as cross-cutting approaches that lead to healthy behaviors and lasting improvements to health systems.
Publication date: November 2012
- Protecting Children From Diarrheal Disease: PATH Takes a Comprehensive Approach to Combating This Leading Cause of Child Deaths
This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work in protecting children from diarrheal disease.
Publication date: September 2012
Part of series: Areas of focus fact sheets
- Protecting Global Access to Lifesaving Vaccines: PATH’s Global Advocacy Strategy During the United Nations Environment Program Mercury Treaty Negotiations
This case study highlights PATH and our partners’ successful advocacy efforts to ensure the protection of vaccines containing thiomersal—a preservative used in multi-dose vaccines. In January 2013, government delegates finalized a global environmental treaty on mercury having agreed to exclude vaccines containing the preservative thiomersal from further regulation.
Publication date: July 2013
- Protecting the Promise of Youth: PATH's Adolescent Health Strategic Program
This brochure describes the approach and activities of PATH's adolescent health program.
Publication date: 2003
- Protocol for Evaluating Freezing in the Vaccine Cold Chain
This document is part of a series that describes the serious risk of freezing vaccines and provides tools to reduce freezing in the cold chain. The materials contain current WHO-recommended freeze-prevention strategies targeted toward all levels of storage and transport of vaccines.
Publication date: 2003
- Provider Payment Reform and Information Technology Systems: A Chicken and Egg Question for National Health Coverage Programs
This paper addresses key implementation questions raised by countries on the journey toward universal health coverage. It also provides concrete data so that policymakers and information technology (IT) professionals alike may understand the ramifications of the provider payment choice on IT systems.
Author: Wilson K, Latko B, Cashin C, et al.
Publication date: September 2013