Burkina Faso

  1. Subcutaneous DMPA (DMPA-SC, brand name Sayana® Press) is a three-month injectable contraceptive that is easy to use and uniquely suited for self-injection. Demonstration and practice injections are a key part of training programs for both health workers and self-injecting clients. Based on lessons learned in five countries, this memo summarizes PATH’s recommendations for types and numbers of units for injection demonstration and practice, injection practice models, and waste disposal.For more information, please visit www.path.org/dmpa-sc, sign up for our newsletter or email FPoptions@path.org.
    Published: October 2018
    Type: Resource Page
  2. In 2010, more than 10 million people in Burkina Faso lined up to receive the first licensed doses of MenAfriVac® and changed the course of meningitis in sub-Saharan Africa.
    Published: June 2018
    Type: Article
  3. Building a vaccine that will eliminate epidemic disease for good
    Published: November 2017
    Type: Article
  4. Vaccine vial monitors are small stickers with a big impact: alerting health workers to heat-damaged vaccines before they are accidentally used.
    Published: November 2017
    Type: Article
  5. From Ethiopia to Senegal, celebrating the stunning success of MenAfriVac, the first vaccine designed specifically for Africa.
    Published: February 2016
    Type: Article
  6. The World Health Organization, PATH, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation answer African leaders’ call for a solution to the deadly meningitis epidemic.
    Published: June 2015
    Type: Article
  7. What's it take to get a vaccine approved for infants in Africa?
    Published: January 2015
    Type: Article
  8. Developing a new vaccine against epidemic meningitis in Africa was a challenge. To stay focused, Dr. Marc LaForce remembered a young man he met in Burkina Faso.
    Published: June 2013
    Type: Article
  9. Africa is finally able to imagine a world without meningitis, thanks to an innovative vaccine.
    Published: June 2013
    Type: Article
  10. It’s one thing for us to tell you immunization is a lifesaver. It’s another to hear Ida Tapsoba talk about its value.
    Published: April 2012
    Type: Article