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We distill cutting-edge medical technologies to their essence, then re-invent them as affordable, reliable, easy-to-use tools that work in places where resources are limited, power is scarce, or trained health care workers are few and far between.

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55 Articles
55 Articles
  1. A community health worker's travel case of family planning options including the injectable contraceptive DMPA-SC (brand name Sayana Press)
    June 18, 2018

    DMPA-SC Access Collaborative: Putting a new type of injectable contraception within reach

    A new initiative led by PATH in partnership with John Snow, Inc., the DMPA-SC Access Collaborative works with ministries of health and partners to strengthen scale-up and build a robust global market for DMPA-SC as an important addition to the full range of contraceptive options.

  2. Family planning provider training in Uganda
    June 18, 2018

    Training for DMPA-SC, the all-in-one injectable contraceptive

    Several thousands of health workers around the world have been trained to safely provide DMPA-SC injections in clinics, community locations, and villages, and even to support women to self-inject.

  3. Community health worker holds subcutaneous DMPA device (DMPA-SC, Sayana Press)
    June 18, 2018

    Practical guidance for DMPA-SC introduction and scale-up

    Family planning leaders can draw from an established base of evidence to integrate DMPA-SC in efforts to address unmet need and increase access to contraception through a range of delivery channels.

  4. A woman self-injects the contraceptive DMPA-SC (brand name Sayana Press)
    June 18, 2018

    Self-injection best practices: designing family planning programs that work

    Research in Uganda and elsewhere has shown that women are able to self-administer DMPA-SC safely and effectively, that they like doing so, and that self-injection helps support women to continue using injectable contraception.

  5. Out of submissions from eight countries on four continents, two designs were selected as winners in the global design challenge. Photos: Courtesy of Alex Watson and Devanshi Mehra.
    November 20, 2017

    Young innovators win Autodesk's PATH Global Design Challenge

    What happened at the global challenge to complete the design of the RELI pump.

  6. 03761_hr Lab workers in the Bandung BioFarma facility in Indonesia examine vials that have vaccine vial monitor technology incorporated into their labels.
    November 6, 2017

    The vaccine vial monitor: the world's smartest sticker

    Vaccine vial monitors are small stickers with a big impact: alerting health workers to heat-damaged vaccines before they are accidentally used.

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