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Directions in Global Health (Volume 2, Issue 3)

The December 2005 issue of Directions in Global Health features five projects: PATH's Japanese encephalitis project, our collaboration with WHO on gender-based violence, a "lab-on-a-card" technology for detecting enteric disease, new HPV DNA tests for detecting cervical cancer, and an innovative behavior-change project that is helping prevent HIV in Eritrea.

Author: PATH

Publication date: December 2005

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

Medical Waste Management for Primary Health Centers in Indonesia

In 2003 and 2004, PATH worked with the Indonesian Ministry of Health to build awareness and provide policy guidance to the country's decision-makers. This report describes the process and lessons learned implementing pilot waste-management systems in three districts of Yogyakarta province. The report was used to guide development of waste-management policy in Indonesia and could serve as a useful model for other countries.

Publication date: October 2005

Region: Global

Treatment Alternatives for Medical Waste Disposal

This document describes technology options for treating infectious medical waste, including incineration, chemical treatment, autoclaving, microwaving, and shredding/compacting. Performance issues, environmental impact, and perspectives from several developing countries are described.

Publication date: October 2005

Region: Global

PATH Today (Fall 2005)

Publication date: September 2005

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Directions in Global Health (Volume 2, Issue 2)

The August 2005 issue of Directions in Global Health features five PATH projects: our work with in- and out-of-school youth as part of the African Youth Alliance, a new test for vitamin A deficiency, HIV prevention among vulnerable groups in Georgia, cost analysis of rapid syphilis tests, and home-based care of people living with AIDS in South Africa.

Author: PATH

Publication date: August 2005

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

Evaluation of the PATH GC-Check Rapid Test for the Detection of Gonococcal Infection Among Female Sex Workers in Benin

A report on the comparison of results from the PATH GC-check rapid test for gonococcal infection to the 16SrRNA PCR test conducted in a laboratory. Presented at: International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR), July 10, 2005; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Author: Michel A, Aïna G, Ndour M, et al

Publication date: July 2005

Region: Global

2004 Progress Report: Discovery, Collaboration, Community, Change

PATH works to reduce the burden of disease and bring sustainable solutions to the developing world. PATH’s 2004 progress report describes the year’s milestones and provides information about the organization's finances, leadership, and global presence.

Publication date: May 2005

Region: Global

Part of series: Annual reports

A New HPV-DNA Test for Developing Countries

Demonstration of a new 48-well HPV DNA batch test showing analytical sensitivity to 5000 copies of HPV DNA and other test characteristics that may be suitable for use in low-resource settings. Presented at: 22nd International Papillomavirus Conference, April 30, 2005; Vancouver, BC.

Author: Eder P, Nazarenko I, Peck R, Weigl B, Sellors J, Lorincz A

Publication date: May 2005

Region: Global

PATH Today (Spring 2005)

Publication date: May 2005

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Directions in Global Health (Volume 2, Issue 1)

The April 2005 issue of Directions in Global Health features five PATH projects: efforts to improve health among migrant communities in China, Thailand, and Cambodia; the Global Campaign for Microbicides, PATH's Woman's Condom, procurement of safe-injection supplies under the PEPFAR program, and the Rotavirus Vaccine Program.

Author: PATH

Publication date: April 2005

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

Misoprostol Use in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Outlook, vol. 21, no. 4)

This issue of Outlook provides evidence-based information on the emerging use of misoprostol in obstetrics and gynecology. It describes current research, regulatory issues, availability, and administration, as well as misoprostol's use during labor and delivery for labor induction and for prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage. It also describes its use in inducing or managing abortion, including for treatment of incomplete abortion, preabortion cervical ripening, and pregnancy termination. Finally, it outlines safety issues and implications for research and practice.

Author: Burns M

Publication date: April 2005

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

Rethinking the Ethical Roadmap for Clinical Testing of Microbicides: Report on an International Consultation

On October 23–24, 2003, the Global Campaign for Microbicides brought together 64 people from 12 countries to rethink the issues and ethical dilemmas facing the field of microbicide development. The consultation comprised a broad range of stakeholders, including advocates, ethicists, clinical investigators, community members, drug regulatory authorities, and past participants in microbicide clinical trials. The report is available as one large file and as multiple smaller files for easier downloading.

Publication date: March 2005

Region: Global

Guiding Principles for Managing Medical Waste

This document provides a brief overview of key considerations for developing a medical waste-management plan at the facility, district, and national levels.

Publication date: February 2005

Region: Global

Cleaning and Disinfection of Thermal Cautery Equipment

This job aid discusses cleaning and disinfection of thermal cautery equipment for vasectomy.

Author: Y. Seamans

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

A Guide to Participatory Monitoring of Behavior Change Communication for HIV/AIDS: Getting the Community and Program Staff Involved in Assessing and Improving Programs

This guide was designed to help managers and behavior change communication specialists support program staff, particularly those in the field, by providing a step-by-step process for how to develop a monitoring system that is responsive to the needs of local partners, program staff, and managers.

Author: Gill K; Emah E; Fua I

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Immunizing Children against Japanese Encephalitis Using SA 14-14-2 JE Vaccine

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Improving Maternal and Child Health

This is a two-page fact sheet on PATH's maternal and child health activities.

Author: Krasovec K

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Introducing HPV Vaccines in Developing Countries: Overcoming the Challenges

This fact sheet focuses on the challenges of introducing HPV vaccines into developing countries.

Author: Herdman C; Demspey M

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

An Investigation Into the Context of Use and Functionality of Neonatal Resuscitator Devices

A HealthTech report evaluating neonatal resuscitators.

Author: Coffey P; Seamans Y; Kelly K

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Managing Health Care Waste Disposal: Guidelines on How to Construct, Use, and Maintain a Waste Disposal Unit

This publication provides guidelines on how to construct, use, and maintain a waste disposal unit.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

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