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We are a global nonprofit improving public health.
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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.

responding globally

COVID-19 is a worldwide emergency

COVID cases are surging across Africa and Asia. Help us increase oxygen supply, vaccination, and testing.

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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.

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In Uganda and beyond, Allen Namagembe is advancing access to contraception
A health worker prepares to screen children for vaccine eligibility at Malawi's Mitundu Community Hospital in rural Lilongwe. Photo: PATH
How Malawi’s health surveillance assistants advance childhood immunization
A health worker takes a woman’s temperature at a local church in Kumasi, Ghana. Photo: Shutterstock/Kwame Amo.
What is fueling the COVID-19 crisis in Africa?
Lebowakgomo, Limpopo, South Africa -04262020 - Community Healthcare Workers conduct door to door screening for covid-19 in South Africa in a bid to minimise the spread of the virus. By Mukurukuru Media
Africa’s third wave is killing thousands and the world is not paying attention
Community volunteers screen a Co.opMart customer for hypertension.  Photo: PATH/Hung Nguyen Manh.
Bringing health screenings closer to communities in Vietnam
Yekatit Hospital Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo: UNICEF/Mersha.
Why is delivering medical oxygen so complicated?
Dr. Ali Kitoko provides information to an interested customer on an HIV self-test at Pharmacie Binamet in Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga. PATH/Raphael Mwamba.
Breaking down silos for better health care
More than 9 million people are infected with typhoid every year. Typhoid conjugate vaccines can prevent infection and significantly reduce the spread of the disease. Photo: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/Sam Reinders
Typhoid conjugate vaccine arrives in Zimbabwe