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  1. PATH/Georgina Goodwin
    July 2, 2018

    Up to the job: new drugs for deadly diarrhea

    How PATH is advancing new effective and affordable treatments for diarrhea and the underlying enteric infections that cause it.

  2. 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.

  3. Participants at the DMPA-SC Evidence to Practice workshop in May 2018
    June 18, 2018

    DMPA-SC Evidence to Practice: Increasing access, empowering women

    The DMPA-SC Evidence to Practice workshop was held in May 2018 with the goal of increasing voluntary and high-quality access to DMPA-SC within a wide range of contraceptive methods.

  4. 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.

  5. Three smiling women from Sierra Leone
    June 18, 2018

    DMPA-SC advocacy and communications tools: speaking up for greater contraceptive choice

    Family planning advocates can ensure that a country’s policies and funding promote access to all contraceptive options, so women can make an informed and voluntary choice. The Advocacy Pack for Subcutaneous DMPA was designed for advocates around the globe to help increase access to this new injectable contraceptive option.

  6. 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: Ensuring equitable and sustainable access

    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 new addition to the full range of contraceptive options.

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