Advocacy & Policy

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85 Articles
85 Articles
85 Articles
  1. An expectant mother receives prenatal care at a clinic in South Africa. The vast majority of health services worldwide are delivered at the primary health care level. Photo: PATH/Charles Meadows.
    May 21, 2019

    More than milestones: marching hand-in-hand toward universal health coverage

    This week, as world leaders gather in Geneva for the World Health Assembly, universal health coveragea goal the world has set to achieve by 2030will be a major focus. PATH advocate Brian Atuhaire shares why moments like this are more than just milestones.

  2. Levi-side-by-side.jpg  --- DO NOT USE -- Erin Fry Sosne and her son Levi. Photo: courtesy of the author.
    April 10, 2019

    Vaccine advocate and first-time mom: when work and life converge

    How taking my own child to be vaccinated gave me fresh perspective on PATH's work.

  3. Minzayar Oo
    April 9, 2019

    Myanmar’s push for sexual and reproductive health and rights

    PATH is part of the home-grown push in Myanmar to accelerate efforts around sexual and reproductive health and rights. Over the past few years, PATH has paved the way for policy reform and guidelines and is now looking to implement a new national policy and make it a reality.

  4. Advocacy Learning Lab: Decentralization photo 2_ Guy Bokongo
    April 1, 2019

    Strengthening health advocacy in Africa: Learning Lab draws participants from 7 countries

    The PATH-convened Learning Lab in Nairobi explored the evolving landscape of health advocacy in countries with differing political structures.

  5. Pauline Irungu speaks at PATH session on regulatory harmonisation at AHAIC in March 2019
    March 26, 2019

    "Patients are waiting." Aligning regulation of medical products across Africa to unleash innovation

    Research and development (R&D) into new medical products is the engine driving progress toward health for all. Regulatory approvals are essential to ensuring the safety and efficacy of these products—but regulatory processes differ from country to country across Africa, resulting in delays in introduction and scale-up.

  6. DSC03377.JPG DRC sleeping sickness clinic 2018. Photo: PATH/Carolyn Reynolds.
    February 5, 2019

    PATH celebrates progress in fight against sleeping sickness in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    One year after declaring January 30 be annually recognized as National Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) Day, the Congolese government and PATH celebrate progress toward disease elimination and launch new scholarship fund to train the next cohort of HAT fighters.

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