Innovating to Improve Health: PATH Develops and Delivers Novel Solutions for Those Who Need Them Most
This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work to develop and deliver innovative health solutions for those who need them most. These solutions range from developing and introducing affordable, appropriate technologies to creating conditions that lead to widespread use of proven methods. It includes brief case studies about designing an autodisable syringe to prevent infection from contaminated needles, manufacturing a meningitis vaccine for Africa, reducing vaccine waste with a simple sticker, reducing vaccine doses to maximize supplies, optimizing the vaccine supply chain, and preparing for the introduction of a malaria vaccine.
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Topics: Introduction and service delivery; Injection safety and waste management; Disease/vaccine specific information; Cold chain technologies; Delivery technologies; Presentation and packaging; Supply chain and logistics systems