PATH Program

Reproductive Health

We work to improve the sexual and reproductive health and well-being of women and girls by harnessing the power of innovation. PATH designs and evaluates products and programs that empower women to take charge of their health and provides evidenced-based approaches to meet the reproductive health needs of current and future generations.

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17 Articles
17 Articles
17 Articles
  1. Women holding careHPV self-sampling brush
    July 1, 2018

    Target: elimination of cervical cancer

    Over the past three decades PATH has witnessed dramatic changes in attitudes about cervical cancer control.

  2. A close-up of water being poured into an MSR SE200 Community Chlorine Maker (electrochlorinator) held in one hand.
    June 26, 2018

    We're powered by more than 40 years of partnerships

    At PATH, we connect local innovators and decision-makers with our global network of partners to develop responsive, human-centered solutions to health challenges.

  3. A community health worker speaks with a client about her family planning options, including the injectable DMPA-SC (brand name 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 volunteer community health worker in Gulu, Uganda, poses holding a unit of DMPA-SC/Sayana Press. She counsels women on their family planning/contraceptive options.
    June 18, 2018

    DMPA-SC: Expanding contraceptive access and options

    Women want and need access to a variety of contraceptive a variety of contraceptives to plan, space, and prevent pregnancies over the course of their lives. DMPA-SC (brand name Sayana® Press) is an all-in-one contraceptive that puts women in charge of their reproductive health.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

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