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.

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87 Articles
  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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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    November 30, 2018

    100,000 people in Vietnam choose community-based HIV testing

    HIV lay testing and self-testing gives people most at risk of HIV a friendly, convenient, and confidential option and reaches those most at risk of infection.

  5. Kenya mother and newborn. Photo PATH/Andrew Berends.
    November 16, 2018

    Kenya passes first unified policy for newborn, child, and adolescent health

    For the first time in its history, Kenya has a unified policy to guide its efforts for improving newborn, child, and adolescent health.

  6. US capitol
    October 30, 2018

    As Americans vote, what does it mean for global health?

    Carolyn Reynolds, PATH’s vice president of Policy & Advocacy, explains how the midterm elections could impact US leadership in global health.

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