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Resource type: PATH resource

Total results with these characteristics: 348

Optimize: South Sudan Report

This report summarizes the results of a small implementation activity that Project Optimize conducted in South Sudan. The goal of the activity was to test the feasibility and usefulness of implementing a mobile and cloud-based vaccine stock …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Optimize: Tunisia Report

This report presents the results and findings of three demonstration projects undertaken in Tunisia as part of a partnership between project Optimize and the Tunisian Ministry of Health. Between 2009 and 2012, the partnership aimed to demonstrate …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Optimize: Vietnam Report

This report presents the results of demonstration projects and other activities undertaken in Vietnam as part of a partnership between project Optimize and Vietnam’s Ministry of Health. The activities aimed to demonstrate innovations in …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Optimizing Vaccine Supply Chains

This document describes the urgent need for vaccine supply chain reform, new ideas, and innovative technologies. It also demonstrates the increasing consequences of supply-chain failure in today's environment as the number …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2009

Oral Delivery Technologies

Vaccines against some pathogens can be more efficacious when delivered by the oral route, particularly if these are the routes of infection. This fact sheet describes PATH's approach to technologies for the oral delivery of vaccines and their …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Out-of-cold-chain Delivery of the Hepatitis B Birth Dose in Four Districts of Vietnam

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 four districts of Vietnam.

Author: PATH; National Expanded Program on Immunization, Vietnam

Published: 2006

Outsourcing the Vaccine Supply Chain and Logistics System to the Private Sector: The Western Cape Experience in South Africa

More and more countries are engaging the private sector in vaccine supply chain and logistic functions. As a part of this review, a case study was conducted in the Western Cape of South Africa whereby the Biovac Institute (a third-party, …

Author: World Health Organization, PATH

Published: 2011

Outsourcing Vaccine Supply Chain and Logistics to the Private Sector

This evidence brief provides supply chain managers in low- and middle-income countries with an overview of the potential benefits of outsourcing components of their vaccine logistics systems to the private sector. It also provides practical …

Author: World Health Organization, PATH

Published: 2012

Partnering for Successful Introduction of Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine in India

Presented at the 11th Annual Scientific Conference of the International Center for Diarrheoal Disease Research, Bangladesh, this poster describes the role of partnership in planning and implementing a groundbreaking JE vaccination campaign that …

Author: PATH; Government of India

Published: 2007

PATH

PATH is an international, nonprofit organization that creates sustainable, culturally relevant solutions, enabling communities worldwide to break longstanding cycles of poor health. By collaborating with diverse public- and private-sector partners, …

Author: PATH

PATH Influenza Vaccine Project: Accelerating the Development of New Influenza Vaccines for Low-Resource Countries

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, discusses the current influenza vaccine landscape and the steps that PATH, an international global health nonprofit, is taking through its Influenza Vaccine Project to accelerate the development …

Author: Neuzil KM, Tsvetnitsky V, Nyari LJ, Bright RA, Boslego JW

Published: 2012

The PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative

This fact sheet gives an overview of the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), a vaccine development program of PATH. Established in 1999, MVI works to accelerate the development of malaria vaccines and to ensure their availability and …

Author: PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative

Published: 2012

PATH Rotavirus Advocacy and Communications Toolkit

This toolkit was developed to help increase awareness of the burden of rotavirus disease and the power of rotavirus vaccines to prevent childhood deaths and hospitalizations. It contains key messages, fact sheets, country introduction maps, and …

Author: PATH

PATH's Children's Vaccine Program: Increasing Immunization Coverage, Improving Immunization Safety, and Expanding Protection

This short paper highlights some of the key achievements of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program on the occasion of its sixth anniversary, with a special focus on China, India, and Indonesia. The Program's mission is to promote equal access to new …

Author: PATH

Published: 2004

PATH’s Health Care Waste Management Photo Library

This photo library is intended to be a resource for those working in health care waste management (HCWM), documenting the HCWM system from waste generation to final disposal with representative photos from various countries. The library also …

Author: PATH

PATH's Japanese Encephalitis Project

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work on Japanese encephalitis, including information on the project team and its partners.

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

PATH's Japanese Encephalitis Project: Collaboration and Commitment to Protect Asia's Children

A final report on the focused efforts of PATH and its partners to provide technical support to JE-endemic countries to improve data for decision-making, advance the availability of an improved vaccine, introduce vaccine to immunization systems, and …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Paving the Way for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prevention: Vaccine Development Against a Widespread Cause of Respiratory Illness in Infants and Young Children

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to develop a vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) with the potential to help control RSV in the developing world through prevention.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Pentavalent Vaccine in the Uniject™ Injection System: A Time and Motion Study

This report delivers the results of a time and motion study conducted in Kenya to understand the perceived benefits and challenges of a fully liquid pentavalent vaccine (which combines five antigens for protection against diphtheria, tetanus, …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Perceptions About Injections and Private-Sector Injection Practices in Central Nepal

This eye-opening report documents provider injection practices and attitudes toward medical injections among providers and the general public. In spite of widespread use of disposible syringes and seemingly high awareness of the dangers of …

Author: PATH and the General Welfare Pratisthan

Published: 2000

Personal Protective Equipment and Segregation Supply Specifications for Health Care Waste Management

This resource provides guidance on the selection and purchase of personal protective equipment for medical waste handlers and for the safe segregation of health care waste. These specifications are guidelines that can be adapted to local policies …

Author: PATH

Published: 2010

Personal Protective Equipment for Waste Handlers and Incinerator Operators

This training aid lists and visually represents the equipment needed to help protect waste handlers and incinerator operators during the collection, treatment, and final disposal of health care waste.

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Planning an Information Systems Project: A Toolkit for Public Health Managers

This toolkit can help public health managers plan for the implementation of information and communications technology in health information systems. It includes examples of how to use the kit's planning tools and principles to develop …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Planning for Safe Syringe Disposal: Making Medical Injections Safer

This guide provides assistance with planning sharps waste disposal systems by following six steps: review existing legislation and policy; collect local data and map district, identifying incineration areas; review sharps collection options; review …

Author: PATH

Published: 2004

Point-of-Service Data to Drive Vaccine Supply Chains

This fact sheet outlines the different approaches that Project Optimize is testing to demonstrate that a consumption‐based system that uses service-delivery-level data can have a beneficial impact on inventory management, stock levels, and vaccine …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012