PATH is an international nonprofit organization that creates sustainable, culturally relevant solutions, enabling communities worldwide to break longstanding cycles of poor health.
PATH’s mission is to improve the health of people around the world by advancing technologies, strengthening systems, and encouraging healthy behaviors.
PATH was originally founded as the Program for the Introduction and Adaptation of Contraceptive Technology (PIACT) in 1977. PIACT transitioned to PATH in 1980. For more information, see the story of the birth of PATH.
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PATH has offices in 41 cities in 21 countries. These countries are Belgium, Cambodia, China, DR Congo, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nicaragua, Peru, Senegal, South Africa, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, Vietnam, Zambia, and the United States.
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PATH is supported by foundations, the US government, other governments, multilateral agencies, corporations, and individuals. Unrestricted funding provided by individual donors is essential to PATH’s work. Unrestricted funding allows us the flexibility to explore opportunities, test new strategies, and invent early prototypes before seeking grant funding, which we typically must use for specific activities.
PATH works on a wide array of emerging and persistent global health issues, including: