Subject: For advocates and policymakers > Advocacy strategy
- Advancing Commitments to Reproductive and Maternal Health: Country Caucuses and Policy Dialogue
This document highlights the outcomes of an event at the 2013 Women Deliver Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, that drew together 260 global health professionals to discuss and make plans to address key issues to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health in their own countries and states.
Publication date: July 2013
- An Advocacy Strategy for Adoption and Dissemination of the WHO Policy on TB Infection Control in Health Care Facilities, Congregate Settings, and Households
In 2010, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a new policy to guide activities for controlling tuberculosis (TB) infection. This report provides guidance on advocacy for political and financial support for TB infection control from donors and countries, widespread adoption of the WHO policy, and incorporation of it into national and local policies. The report also addresses advocacy for linkages with civil society organizations in the field to ensure demand for and implementation of the WHO policy to protect health workers, patients, and communities from TB transmission.
Publication date: April 2010
- Policy Advocacy at PATH: A Catalyst for Change: Leveraging Resources, Expertise, and Influence to Maximize Health Impacts
This fact sheet describes the vital role PATH’s advocacy is playing to ensure that policies meet the needs of the most vulnerable people and expand access to lifesaving interventions. PATH's advocacy focuses on cross-cutting issues impacting global health as well as specific health areas such as maternal, newborn, and child health; malaria; and HIV/AIDS.
Publication date: May 2013
- Policy Advocacy for Health: A Workshop Curriculum on Policy Advocacy Strategy Development
Policy advocacy is an effective method to achieve global health goals by ensuring that necessary resources, policies, and political will are available to support important programs. This guide helps professionals lead workshops based on PATH’s ten-part framework to assess policy advocacy options and plan strategic goals and activities. The accompanying participant workbook includes all worksheets needed, for use during the workshop, to develop an advocacy strategy.
Publication date: February 2013
- The Post-2015 Global Development Agenda: Ensuring Innovation in Health for Maximum Impact
This policy brief outlines PATH's priorities and recommendations to ensure that the post-2015 development agenda includes key health targets to maximize development opportunities and impacts.
Publication date: March 2013
- 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
- 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
- Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health: How PATH Advances Technologies Through Cross-Sector Collaboration
This policy report highlights the essential role that public-private partnerships play in driving global health product development and offers insights into the key components of successful multi-sector partnerships led by PATH. For examples of our European public-private partnerships, see Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health: PATH's Collaborations With European Partners.
Publication date: March 2013
- Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health: PATH's Collaborations With European Partners
This policy brief highlights the essential role that public-private partnerships play in how PATH effectively develops innovations with our European partners to overcome global health challenges. These partnerships are key to ensuring the sustainability and impact of health innovations. For further information on PATH's public-private partnerships, see Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health: How PATH Advances Technologies Through Cross-Sector Collaboration.
Publication date: June 2013
Region: North America and Europe
- Scaling Up Lifesaving Commodities for Women, Children, and Newborns: An Advocacy Toolkit
This toolkit provides information about the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities (the Commission), 13 priority commodities, and examples of how its ten recommendations to improve access and availability are being applied globally and within countries. It also provides advocacy resources for utilizing the Commission platform to raise awareness and engage stakeholders in addressing commodity-related gaps in policy.
Author: Kade K, Kingshott E, Latimer A, Nieuwenhuyus B, Pacque M, Fox S, Lias N
Publication date: November 2013
- Translating Advocacy to Action at the Country Level
PATH is an innovator, researcher, implementation catalyst, and influential advocate on the global and country levels. This document highlights PATH's experience and expertise in translating data, knowledge, and messages to stimulate action by decision-makers in support of health innovations, policies, and sustainable resources.
Publication date: December 2012