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PATH Program

Medical Devices and Health Technologies

We develop and advance high-impact, innovative medical devices and technologies to improve the health of families living in low-resource communities. Our end-to-end product development process mobilizes multisector partnerships to accelerate access to sustainable health products and solutions.

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62 Articles
62 Articles
62 Articles
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    January 13, 2022

    Celebrating innovation, design, and impact at Living Labs Open Day

    “We aim to accelerate health innovations to design solutions that have a high impact in service delivery and anticipated higher success rate. There is a need to move from a place of merely creating solutions and imposing them on the people who use them to a place where solutions are co-created collectively with the users.” — Dr. Joseph Kayaya, lead product manager at PATH Living Labs

  2. Microarray patches are a groundbreaking, needle-free technology PATH is advancing to increase access to lifesaving vaccines and other essential medicines. Photo: PATH.
    December 8, 2021

    Swapping needles for patches could improve vaccine equity

    Microarray patches are a groundbreaking needle-free technology that could radically transform how vaccines are administered, but equitable access is far from guaranteed.

  3. Examples of Autodisable AD syringes Photo. PATH..jpg
    November 22, 2021

    The syringe shortage, explained

    As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, low- and middle-income countries are facing a massive syringe shortage. PATH experts unpack the causes and implications.

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    October 28, 2021

    Does the world have the tools to inoculate billions?

    COVID-19 vaccine rollouts have highlighted the critical role of autodisable syringes, sharps boxes, and other immunization tools.

  5. A PATH-facilitated diagnostic training in India.
    July 29, 2021

    Decentralizing testing for COVID-19 and beyond

    Testing is a key pillar of India’s COVID-19 response. But record daily cases and infections have overburdened its testing systems, prompting the need for a new approach.

  6. 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
    July 1, 2021

    Africa’s third wave is killing thousands and the world is not paying attention

    In some African countries the death rate has tripled in a week.

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