Power in her hands:
the story of Sayana Press

Photo: PATH/Gabe Bienczycki.

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Simple. Elegant. Empowering. Revolutionary.

Sayana Press is an all-in-one injectable contraceptive created and championed by PATH and our partners that puts women in charge of their reproductive health.

Join us to trace the journey of Sayana Press from PATH’s workshop in Seattle to remote villages in Africa through the stories of the determined advocates who refused to give up on this lifesaving innovation—and the women now embracing a tool that could transform their lives.

Photo: PATH/Gabe Bienczycki.

The community health worker

The community health worker

A game changer for family planning

Betty Laruni works 15-hour days to take care of her family. In her spare time, she gives women access to a contraceptive designed to meet their needs.

Photo: PATH/Will Boase.

The mother

The mother

Giving women control over their own health

Sunday’s childhood was stolen when she was abducted by Ugandan rebels. Now she’s determined to give her children the opportunities she missed.

Photo: PATH/Will Boase.

The champion

The champion

On the road to prosperity

Dr. Bocar Daff sees family planning as key to Senegal’s future, with smaller family sizes fueling the country’s transition from poverty to a place of opportunity.

Photo: PATH/Gabe Bienczycki.

The bridge-builder

The bridge-builder

A radically simple solution

Steve Brooke imagined a day when all women would have access to injectable contraceptives. He has dedicated his 30-year career to making health innovations accessible to all.

Photo: PATH/Patrick McKern.