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Welcome to PATH
We are a global nonprofit improving public health.
About us

Public health across sectors

We forge partnerships across sectors and borders, with governments and philanthropists, nonprofits and the private sector. We’ve been doing it for more than 40 years.

Focused on equity

Everyone deserves the chance to live a healthy life. With the help of our partners, we develop, adapt, and scale up solutions to accelerate progress toward health equity.

We're responding to COVID-19

As COVID-19 spreads around the world, we are working to lessen its impact. Our experts are partnering with governments to establish emergency operations centers; advise on testing, treating, and managing the outbreak; and stand up digital and data systems that support real-time disease surveillance.

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By the numbers
A snapshot of PATH’s reach, team, and impact
70+
countries where PATH is improving health.
95%
of us are from the places where we work.
150M
lives improved by our work every year.

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Our mission of health equity hinges on a strong commitment to anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion –within our teams, and in our work. Read our statements of support for LGBTQ+ and Black and brown communities in public health.

Support the global response

COVID-19 is a public health emergency.

The world is in the middle of a public health emergency. PATH is supporting the global response to COVID-19, from readying health systems for outbreaks to developing and deploying digital tools, point-of-care tests, drugs, vaccines, and more. You can help.

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