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Community Access to Zinc Becomes a Reality in Kenya

In 2012, the Kenyan Poisons and Pharmacy Board reclassified zinc from a prescription medicine to an over-the-counter treatment. This policy change allows caregivers to quickly access treatment when a child shows signs of diarrheal disease—the second leading killer of children under five years old in Kenya.

Publication date: November 2012

Region: Africa

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

Region: Global

Ingredients of a Successful Public-Private Partnership: A Case Study of the Landmark Vaccine Vial Monitor Partnership

This document describes the partnership that created the vaccine vial monitor, providing a useful example to policymakers, funders, nongovernmental and multilateral organizations, and product developers of how the public and private sectors can better address today’s greatest global health needs through dynamic, long-term partnerships.

Publication date: September 2012

Region: North America and Europe

Investing in Stronger Vaccine Supply Chains: Reaching Children With Immunization, Saving Lives

This brochure describes how advances in vaccine supply chain systems can accelerate the delivery of lifesaving immunizations to people who need them. The document offers recommendations for global policymakers to support countries in building more effective supply chain systems.

Publication date: September 2012

Region: Global

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

Region: Global

Part of series: Areas of focus fact sheets

Safeguarding Pregnant Women With Essential Medicines: A Global Agenda to Improve Quality and Access

One woman dies every two minutes from pregnancy-related complications around the world. Access to maternal health medicines is too often a hidden part of the solution. This report offers a global agenda for action to improve the health of women worldwide by increasing the quality and accessibility of oxytocin, misoprostol, and magnesium sulfate. The infographic from the main report is available below as a separate file.

Author: Kade K, Moore L

Publication date: September 2012

Region: Global

Addressing Gender and Gender-Based Violence to Improve Health

This fact sheet highlights PATH's gender work.

Publication date: July 2012

Region: Global

Strengthening National Regulatory Capacity: PATH Supports Countries to Ensure Health Products Are Safe, Effective, and Swiftly Delivered

Global investments to strengthen regulatory capacity in developing countries help ensure desperately needed medical products are delivered, thereby improving health and equipping countries with the expertise and infrastructure to make important health decisions for years to come.

Publication date: July 2012

Region: Global

Tunisia: Demonstrating Innovative Health Supply Chain Solutions

This document describes how project Optimize and the Tunisian Ministry of Public Health are collaborating to explore new logistics and supply chain solutions that can optimize the vaccine supply chain.

Publication date: July 2012

Region: Africa

Vietnam: Demonstrating Innovative Health Supply Chain Solutions

This document describes how project Optimize is collaborating with Vietnam’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology to demonstrate innovations in the supply chain that can help to meet the demands of an increasingly large and costly portfolio of vaccines.

Publication date: July 2012

Region: Asia

Gentamicin in Uniject

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes the gentamicin in Uniject project at PATH.

Publication date: May 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

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: April 2012

Region: Global

Microbicide Delivery Device

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work on microbicide delivery devices.

Publication date: April 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Mobile Midwife Platform

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH and our partners’ work to provide minimally trained health care providers in developing countries with a tool designed to improve postnatal maternal and newborn care in rural clinic- and home-based settings. The tool, which runs on a mobile device, provides midwives with localized guidance on clinical decisions, patient record management, and instructional support.

Publication date: April 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Oxytocin in the Uniject™ Injection System

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes the oxytocin in Uniject project at PATH.

Publication date: April 2012

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

The Case for Developing and Deploying an Open Source Electronic Logistics Management Information System

This paper, written by the Digital Health Solutions team at PATH, discusses the importance of providing a global commons for sharing tools, experiences, and best practices to meet health information needs and how OpenLMIS has been successfully applied in Zambia, Tanzania, and Ethiopia to strengthen and improve their logistics management systems.

Publication date: January 2012

Region: Global

Meeting Family Planning Needs: PATH Provides Solutions to Expand Access to Products and Services

This fact sheet describes PATH's work to expand access to family planning products and services in low-resource settings.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Global

Part of series: Areas of focus fact sheets

Meeting the Global Need for Nutrients: PATH Uses Innovative Approaches and Strong Partnerships to Combat Malnutrition

This fact sheet outlines PATH's work to use innovative approaches and strong partnerships to combat malnutrition in developing countries. Topics include ensuring optimal nutrition for young children, using technologies to improve nutrition, and linking nutrition with other sectors.

Publication date: December 2011

Region: Global

Part of series: Areas of focus fact sheets

Hope for Less Than 50 Cents a Dose: A Revolutionary Model for Developing Low-Cost Vaccines

This fact sheet describes the model employed by the Meningitis Vaccine Project to develop a safe, affordable, and long-lasting vaccine with the potential to end Group A meningococcal epidemics in Africa, as well as the contributions of many key partners who made the development of MenAfriVac™ such a success story.

Publication date: September 2011

Region: Global

Public-Private Mix: Involving Pharmacies and Other Providers in TB Control - A Cambodia Case Study

This document describes the successful introduction of a public-private mix program designed to increase the detection of tuberculosis in Cambodia. It is hoped that health programs in other high-burden countries will find this a useful guide for introducing or scaling up their own public-private mix activities.

Publication date: September 2011

Region: Asia

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