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Perspectives: Commercial Approaches to Delivering Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage Products and Solutions to Low-Income Households

Since 2006, PATH's Safe Water Project has investigated how commercial market forces can help extend access to safe water in developing countries and reduce waterborne disease. This publication is a single-issue magazine which serves as the final read-out from PATH's Safe Water Project. Perspectives highlights the most valuable nuggets of learning from the Safe Water Project.

Publication date: October 2012

Region: Global

"WaterGuard is the Smell of Safety": A Qualitative Exploration of Home Water Treatment Behaviors in an Antenatal Safe Water Program—Machinga, Malawi, 2011

Since 2006, PATH has investigated how commercial market forces can help extend access to safe water in developing countries and reduce waterborne disease. Promoting household water treatment and storage products targeted to low-income consumers is a key part of the strategy. This poster summarizes PATH's work in Malawi working with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assess the effects of an innovative program that promoted chlorine disinfectants for household water treatment to pregnant women seeking antenatal care. The poster was presented at the Water and Health: Where Science Meets Policy conference hosted by the University of North Carolina Water Institute in October 2012.

Author: Schlanger K, Woods S, Routh J, et al

Publication date: October 2012

Region: Africa

Echoing Success: Expanding Promotion of Home Water Treatment Through the Antenatal Water and Hygiene Kit Program in Malawi

Since 2006, PATH has investigated how commercial market forces can help extend access to safe water in developing countries and reduce waterborne disease. Promoting household water treatment and storage products targeted to low-income consumers is a key part of the strategy. This project brief summarizes PATH's work in Malawi working with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assess the effects of an innovative program that promoted chlorine disinfectants for household water treatment to pregnant women seeking antenatal care.

Author: Kols A, Wood S, Schlanger K

Publication date: October 2012

Region: Africa

Part of series: Safe water briefs

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: October 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Areas of focus fact sheets

Piloting Retail and Direct Sales Models for Household Water Treatment Products in Cambodia: PATH Partners With Hydrologic and VisionFund to Increase Household Water Treatment

PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and safe storage products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This fact sheet summarizes PATH's work in partnership with Hydrologic Social Enterprise and VisionFund to explore the viability of distributing household water treatment devices through retail and direct sales models.

Publication date: July 2012

Region: Asia

Sanitation: A Strategic Approach: PATH's Current Efforts to Improve Sanitation in Low-Resource Settings

This fact sheet describes PATH's strategic approach to improving sanitation in low-resource settings.

Publication date: July 2012

Region: Global

Controlling Diarrheal Disease in Vietnam

This fact sheet summarizes PATH's projects in Vietnam that aimed to reduce childhood illness and death from diarrhea. Efforts included collaborations to update guidelines for health workers, clinical trials of rotavirus vaccines, and household water treatment and storage activities.

Publication date: May 2012

Region: Asia

Part of series: Diarrheal disease fact sheets

Diarrhoea Dialogues: From Policies to Progress

Diarrhoea Dialogues: From Policies to Progress reviews national policies and strategies to control diarrhea in three African countries: Ethiopia, Mali, and Zambia. The report provides recommendations based on research findings and calls for global and national decision-makers to take coordinated action to overcome challenges and address diarrhea by engaging in dialogue and working together to save lives.

Publication date: May 2012

Region: Global

Innovating to Improve Health: PATH Develops and Delivers Novel Solutions for Those Who Need Them Most

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work to develop and deliver innovative health solutions for those who need them most. These solutions range from developing and introducing affordable, appropriate technologies to creating conditions that lead to widespread use of proven methods.

Publication date: May 2012

Region: Global

Safe Water: A Market-Based Approach

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work in safe water, specifically on household drinking water and storage products.

Publication date: May 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Microfinancing Boosts Uptake of Water Filters: PATH Partners With Indian Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage Manufacturer and Microfinance Organization to Expand Use of Water Filters That Can Reduce Diarrheal Disease

PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and safe storage products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This fact sheet summarizes PATH's work with Hindustan Unilever to explore the viability of distributing household water treatment devices through a microfinance model in India.

Publication date: January 2012

Region: Asia

Sparking Demand for Household Water Treatment Products: Lessons From Commercial Projects in Four Countries

PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and safe storage products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This project brief summarizes PATH's demand generation activities to encourage correct and consistent use of household water treatment solutions in Cambodia, Kenya, India, and Vietnam.

Author: Kols A

Publication date: January 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Safe water briefs

Study of Sales of Kenyan Water Filters Shows Promise: PATH Partners With Local Agency to Explore New Ways to Offer Residents Water Filters

PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and safe storage products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This fact sheet summarizes PATH's work with the Safe Water and AIDS Project to explore the viability of distributing household water treatment devices through a basket-of-goods sales model in Kenya.

Publication date: January 2012

Region: Africa

Technology Solutions to Improve Global Health: PATH Advances Appropriate, Affordable, and Lifesaving Technologies Tailored to Developing Countries

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work to adapt, design, develop, and advance health technologies to improve global health.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Global

Part of series: Areas of focus fact sheets

PATH in Kenya: Innovation and Partnership to Improve Health

This brochure outlines PATH's work to help Kenya's health care sector improve services and strengthen community networks while empowering Kenyans to adopt healthier lifestyles. PATH offers novel approaches and technical expertise to address a range of health challenges, and we manage projects that reach millions of Kenyans.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Africa

PATH Safe Water Project's Monitoring and Evaluation Framework: Testing Market-Based Solutions in Four Countries

PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and storage products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This technical brief summarizes the monitoring and evaluation framework that was used to analyze the success of various market-based approaches that PATH tested in India, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Kenya.

Author: Kols A

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Global

Part of series: Safe water briefs

Promoting Household Water Treatment Through Local Health Workers in Vietnam

This publication details PATH's pilot project to support distribution of effective household water treatment and safe storage products for low-income populations via local health workers. The pilot took place in two districts in Can Tho, Vietnam.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Asia

Going With the Flow: Understanding the Nuances of the HWTS Consumer Market

PATH’s Safe Water Project is implementing innovative methods to enable commercial enterprises to produce, distribute, sell, and maintain effective household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS) products for low-income populations in multiple developing countries around the world. This poster summarizes PATH's market segmentation efforts to understand the various consumer groups for HWTS products in parts of Cambodia and Vietnam. This poster was presented at the Water and Health: Where Science Meets Policy conference hosted by the University of North Carolina Water Institute in October 2011.

Author: Guy M, Elliott T

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Asia

Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage in Vietnam: Exploring Commercial Strategies to Market Safe Water Products

This publication details PATH's projects to improve household water treatment and storage in Vietnam, including findings and lessons learned from research and demonstration projects.

Author: Robertson J

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Asia

Part of series: Safe water briefs

PATH in South Africa: A Comprehensive Approach to Improving Maternal and Child Health

This brochure outlines PATH's work to improve health in South Africa by bringing effective interventions to the people who need them most. Our interventions make birth safer, enhance infant and young child health, combat HIV/AIDS, strengthen health systems, and support improved sanitation.

Publication date: October 2011

Region: Africa

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