Sexual & Reproductive Health

We develop and advance woman-centered contraceptive technologies; empower women and girls with knowledge to take control of their own sexual and reproductive health; and work to increase access to affordable, high-quality reproductive health supplies.

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  1. Participants at the DMPA-SC Evidence to Practice workshop in May 2018
    June 18, 2018

    DMPA-SC Evidence to Practice: Increasing access, empowering women

    The DMPA-SC Evidence to Practice workshop was held in May 2018 with the goal of increasing voluntary and high-quality access to DMPA-SC within a wide range of contraceptive methods.

  2. Three smiling women from Sierra Leone
    June 18, 2018

    DMPA-SC advocacy and communications tools: speaking up for greater contraceptive choice

    Family planning advocates can ensure that a country’s policies and funding promote access to all contraceptive options, so women can make an informed and voluntary choice. The Advocacy Pack for Subcutaneous DMPA was designed for advocates around the globe to help increase access to this new injectable contraceptive option.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. A community health worker's travel case of family planning options including the injectable contraceptive DMPA-SC (brand name Sayana Press)
    June 18, 2018

    DMPA-SC Access Collaborative: Putting a new type of injectable contraception within reach

    A new initiative led by PATH in partnership with John Snow, Inc., the DMPA-SC Access Collaborative works with ministries of health and partners to strengthen scale-up and build a robust global market for DMPA-SC as an important addition to the full range of contraceptive options.

  6. Aisha Nanyombi (pictured with her father was among the very first girls in Africa to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus, which can cause cervical cancer. Photo: PATH/Will Boase
    June 15, 2018

    How do you reach more girls to protect against cervical cancer and HPV?

    Aisha was wearing her blue school uniform and wiping tears from her face. She’d just been vaccinated, but it wasn’t the shot that upset her. She was crying because her mother died of the very disease she was being protected from—cervical cancer.

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