Sexual & Reproductive Health

We develop and advance woman-centered contraceptive technologies; empower women and girls with knowledge to take control of their own sexual and reproductive health; and work to increase access to affordable, high-quality reproductive health supplies.

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  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 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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

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