PATH Program

Reproductive Health

We work to improve the sexual and reproductive health and well-being of women and girls by harnessing the power of innovation. PATH designs and evaluates products and programs that empower women to take charge of their health and provides evidenced-based approaches to meet the reproductive health needs of current and future generations.

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24 Articles
24 Articles
24 Articles
  1. Pregnant women exercise outside the Lugbe Primary Heath Care Center at the start of antenatal clinic. Abuja, Africa
    November 12, 2018

    Empowering women and girls to define their sexual and reproductive health

    Supporting the health and well-being of women and girls everywhere is at PATH’s core. Martha Brady, director of our Sexual and Reproductive Health program, writes about the innovative work her team is doing to help empower half the world’s population.

  2. Woman holds subcutaneous DMPA (DMPA-SC, Sayana Press)
    September 12, 2018

    The power to prevent pregnancy in women’s hands: DMPA-SC injectable contraception

    Women want and need access to a variety of contraceptives to plan, space, and prevent pregnancies. PATH is expanding access and options with DMPA-SC (brand name Sayana® Press), an all-in-one contraceptive that puts women in charge of their reproductive health.

  3. Women holding careHPV self-sampling brush
    July 1, 2018

    Target: elimination of cervical cancer

    Over the past three decades PATH has witnessed dramatic changes in attitudes about cervical cancer control.

  4. A close-up of water being poured into an MSR SE200 Community Chlorine Maker (electrochlorinator) held in one hand.
    June 26, 2018

    We're powered by more than 40 years of partnerships

    At PATH, we connect local innovators and decision-makers with our global network of partners to develop responsive, human-centered solutions to health challenges.

  5. Community health worker holds subcutaneous DMPA device (DMPA-SC, Sayana Press)
    June 18, 2018

    Practical guidance for DMPA-SC introduction and scale-up

    Family planning leaders can draw from an established base of evidence to integrate DMPA-SC in efforts to address unmet need and increase access to contraception through a range of delivery channels.

  6. A woman self-injects the contraceptive DMPA-SC (brand name Sayana Press)
    June 18, 2018

    Self-injection best practices: designing family planning programs that work

    Research in Uganda and elsewhere has shown that women are able to self-administer DMPA-SC safely and effectively, that they like doing so, and that self-injection helps support women to continue using injectable contraception.

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