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February 2015

Press release | February 18, 2015
Innovative partnership expanded to bring to market dual detection test for neglected tropical diseases

PATH, Standard Diagnostics/Alere, and NIAID to collaborate on combined point-of-care rapid test for both river blindness and elephantiasis

Press release | February 18, 2015
Partners launch phase 2 safety study of a long-acting injectable to prevent HIV

New long-acting formulations may improve adherence and increase uptake, add an important tool to the portfolio of prevention interventions

Press release | February 06, 2015
PATH names Kathy Cahill as vice president for International Development

Public health expert to serve on executive leadership team and oversee PATH’s international presence

Announcement | February 01, 2015
PATH, partners team up to unlock lifesaving health innovation in India

Unique collaboration joins PATH, Unitus Seed Fund, Pfizer, and partners to increase access to health products and services, support Indian entrepreneurs, and improve health throughout India

January 2015

Press release | January 08, 2015
WHO grants approval for safe, effective meningitis A vaccine for infants; new technology already has achieved dramatic drop in major cause of deadly epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa

MenAfriVac’s® introduction in routine childhood immunization programs will sustain long-term disease control in the region

December 2014

Announcement | December 19, 2014
Three new members join PATH’s board of directors
Announcement | December 16, 2014
Guatemalan Ministry of Health releases national guidelines for screening and treatment of cervical cancer

The guidelines, the first in the region to align with updated recommendations from the World Health Organization, will help health care workers provide lifesaving screening and treatment

Announcement | December 06, 2014
Join PATH at the Global mHealth Forum

International delegation will gather to explore smart implementation of mHealth innovations in low-resource settings

November 2014

Press release | November 24, 2014
PATH names Dr. David Fleming as vice president for Public Health Impact

Global public health expert to serve on PATH executive leadership team and oversee diverse portfolio

Announcement | November 13, 2014
PATH welcomes news that millions more women can access Sayana® Press

Pfizer Inc., the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation announce a novel price agreement

Announcement | November 03, 2014
PATH to collaborate with GlaxoSmithKline to develop a test critical to malaria care

New diagnostics for a common enzyme deficiency will bolster malaria elimination efforts

Press release | November 02, 2014
New test will combat major cause of preventable blindness in Africa

Faster, easy-to-use test is the first in a suite of tools to help stamp out neglected tropical diseases in the world’s most vulnerable communities

Press release | November 02, 2014
New malaria vaccines to prevent infection and block transmission get a shot in the arm

Grant from Gates Foundation to PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative

October 2014

Press release | October 27, 2014
Positive clinical results indicate vaccine candidate is highly efficacious against bacterial diarrhea

Vaccine/adjuvant combination against a leading cause of bacterial diarrhea shows great promise for saving children’s lives

Announcement | October 23, 2014
PATH to promote use of the TASC4 funding mechanism for small scale activities in Africa

PATH awarded Technical Assistance and Support for the Africa Region (TASC4 – Africa) subcontract

Announcement | October 08, 2014
PATH announces program leader for drug development

Dr. David Shoultz to lead work across one of PATH’s five innovation platforms

Announcement | October 03, 2014
Statement from PATH: PATH’s contributions to the global fight against Ebola
Announcement | October 03, 2014
UNITAID report on tuberculosis diagnostics co-authored by PATH scientist

Report details new technologies and market landscape

Press release | October 03, 2014
PATH receives funding to advance development of new diagnostics for neglected tropical diseases

The fight against diseases affecting the world’s most vulnerable communities requires new diagnostic tools

September 2014

Announcement | September 25, 2014
PATH names new leader for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Nutrition program

Dr. Cyril Engmann has extensive experience leading international maternal and newborn health initiatives

Press release | September 24, 2014
New initiative will identify high-impact innovations with great potential to accelerate progress on urgent health challenges
Press release | September 22, 2014
PATH and Novo Nordisk announce Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to address global diabetes threat

New partnership launches effort to improve access to diabetes medicines and technologies in low-income countries

Announcement | September 18, 2014
Join us in New York City!

PATH looks toward the future of maternal and newborn health technologies at the UN General Assembly and Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Announcement | September 18, 2014
PATH receives award to develop novel vaccine against a leading bacterial cause of diarrhea

New award from the Wellcome Trust will support the clinical development of a vaccine against Shigella for children in the developing world

Press release | September 15, 2014
Health and rights advocates mobilize across globe to demand female condoms
Press release | September 09, 2014
Regulatory clearance opens the way for new single-size contraceptive diaphragm in the United States

Caya® contoured diaphragm is safe, comfortable, and easy to use and expands nonhormonal contraceptive options for women

August 2014

Announcement | August 21, 2014
Award honors leader of PATH’s diagnostics group

Washington Global Health Alliance award recognizes Tala de los Santos and global health “pioneers”

Announcement | August 21, 2014
Join PATH at the International Papillomavirus conference in Seattle
Press release | August 12, 2014
First antimalarial treatments produced with semisynthetic artemisinin enter market

First shipment marks a critical step in improving access to treatment worldwide

Press release | August 08, 2014
South African Medical Research Council and PATH launch new Global Health Innovation Accelerator

Innovative partnership will drive development of devices and diagnostics to improve maternal, neonatal, and child health in South Africa and beyond

July 2014

Press release | July 22, 2014
New tools for polio surveillance could aid eradication efforts

Joint PATH/University of Washington effort gains major support from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Press release | July 10, 2014
Injectable contraceptive launched in Burkina Faso to expand choice and address unmet need

Three-month contraceptive in Uniject™ injection device will be introduced in four African countries

June 2014

Press release | June 16, 2014
PATH receives grant to expand drug research for deadly diarrhea

Partnerships will be key to eventual scale-up of innovations to reduce child deaths

Announcement | June 03, 2014
PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative names new director of research & development

Dr. Rick King to lead work in transmission-blocking vaccines, evaluation technology

May 2014

Announcement | May 06, 2014
Canada expands access to new single-size contraceptive diaphragm

Product launch will introduce Caya® contoured diaphragm to North America

April 2014

Announcement | April 17, 2014
PATH marks World Malaria Day 2014

Events in Seattle and Berkeley, California, highlight progress and commitment toward eliminating malaria

Announcement | April 07, 2014
Second round of grants available for evaluating nutrition programs

Awards aim to identify the best ways to improve maternal, child nutrition

March 2014

Announcement | March 27, 2014
PATH receives funding to build new tools in the fight against malaria

Point-of-care diagnostic test seeks to improve management of P. vivax malaria

Announcement | March 21, 2014
On World TB Day: time to stop TB

Let’s reach the missing 3 million who have TB but don't know it

Press release | March 18, 2014
Survey: 2014 top investments in global health

Experts say strengthening health systems and improving service delivery are crucial investments for solving health crises

Announcement | March 12, 2014
Newly published study indicates lifesaving potential for new rotavirus vaccine

Article in The Lancet provides safety and efficacy data from phase 3 trial of ROTAVAC®

Announcement | March 07, 2014
PATH names director of Digital Health Solutions

Katherine Wilson will oversee digital health strategy and implementation

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