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Advocacy & Policy

We secure the support of policymakers, advocates, influencers, and citizens to commit the necessary resources and enact policies that bring health solutions to scale. Our advocacy and policy professionals around the world make sure change-makers have the right support and information to make evidence-based decisions that improve the health and lives of women and children in low- and middle-income countries.

Our Work
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90 Articles
90 Articles
  1. Levi-side-by-side.jpg  --- DO NOT USE -- Erin Fry Sosne and her son Levi. Photo: courtesy of the author.
    April 10, 2019

    Vaccine advocate and first-time mom: when work and life converge

    How taking my own child to be vaccinated gave me fresh perspective on PATH's work.

  2. Minzayar Oo
    April 9, 2019

    Myanmar’s push for sexual and reproductive health and rights

    PATH is part of the home-grown push in Myanmar to accelerate efforts around sexual and reproductive health and rights. Over the past few years, PATH has paved the way for policy reform and guidelines and is now looking to implement a new national policy and make it a reality.

  3. Advocacy Learning Lab: Decentralization photo 2_ Guy Bokongo
    April 1, 2019

    Strengthening health advocacy in Africa: Learning Lab draws participants from 7 countries

    The PATH-convened Learning Lab in Nairobi explored the evolving landscape of health advocacy in countries with differing political structures.

  4. Pauline Irungu speaks at PATH session on regulatory harmonisation at AHAIC in March 2019
    March 26, 2019

    "Patients are waiting." Aligning regulation of medical products across Africa to unleash innovation

    Research and development (R&D) into new medical products is the engine driving progress toward health for all. Regulatory approvals are essential to ensuring the safety and efficacy of these products—but regulatory processes differ from country to country across Africa, resulting in delays in introduction and scale-up.

  5. DSC03377.JPG DRC sleeping sickness clinic 2018. Photo: PATH/Carolyn Reynolds.
    February 5, 2019

    PATH celebrates progress in fight against sleeping sickness in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    One year after declaring January 30 be annually recognized as National Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) Day, the Congolese government and PATH celebrate progress toward disease elimination and launch new scholarship fund to train the next cohort of HAT fighters.

  6. An expectant mother prenatal care at a clinic in South Africa. The vast majority of health services worldwide are delivered at the primary healthcare level.
    December 12, 2018

    Will 2019 be a boom or bust year for the global universal health care movement?

    The obstacles are still many, but there are several encouraging signs.

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