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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
95 Articles
95 Articles
95 Articles
  1. Vaccine delivery technologies, including Soloshot syringes, vaccine vial monitors (VVMs), and a refrigerator monitoring device, among others. Photo: PATH/Patrick McKern
    September 9, 2019

    How government investments catalyze innovation: A case study from maternal and child health

    PATH’s HealthTech program, a 25-year partnership with USAID, exemplifies how government investment in research and development can accelerate innovation and produce scalable health solutions in low- and middle-income countries.

  2. Midwife in Myanmar with needle cutter
    September 5, 2019

    Protecting communities in Myanmar against infection and environmental harm

    PATH promotes sustainable and environmentally friendly health care by introducing systems to manage health care waste. In Myanmar, PATH and UNICEF's project has tested and recommended new strategies and devices for waste management and trained health staff on improved ways of working.

  3. The hands and feet of a mother and daughter—Archana, age 23 and Depika, 9 months old—who live in Uttar Pradesh, India. Photo: PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
    June 7, 2019

    Unlocking a lifesaving ambulance service for mothers and babies

    In India, PATH advocates helped a fledgling ambulance service grow into a lifesaving program for mothers and babies.

  4. Rosemarie Muganda speaks at the Advocacy Learning Lab on Accountability in Nairobi, Kenya in 2018.
    May 29, 2019

    Fierce advocacy: what it takes to improve the health of women and girls in Kenya

    Far too often women and girls face barriers to accessing quality, affordable health services. Many walk miles to find a health center. When they finally arrive, the doctor or nurse may not even be there. The supplies they need may be out of stock, or they might pay a high price out-of-pocket—and this only when they are empowered to seek care in the first place.

  5. An expectant mother receives prenatal care at a clinic in South Africa. The vast majority of health services worldwide are delivered at the primary health care level. Photo: PATH/Charles Meadows.
    May 21, 2019

    More than milestones: marching hand-in-hand toward universal health coverage

    This week, as world leaders gather in Geneva for the World Health Assembly, universal health coveragea goal the world has set to achieve by 2030will be a major focus. PATH advocate Brian Atuhaire shares why moments like this are more than just milestones.

  6. 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.

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