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29 Jul, 2020, 08:00 BST Lifesaving medical device for postpartum hemorrhage receives regulatory approval in Ghana and Kenya

Global health nonprofit PATH and Sinapi Biomedical, South Africa, announced today that the Sinapi Ellavi uterine balloon tamponade has received...


10 Jul, 2019, 11:00 BST PATH applauds recognition for frontline treatment of childhood diarrheal disease by the World Health Organization

PATH applauds a landmark decision this week by the World Health Organization (WHO) to include a new listing for co-packaged oral rehydration salts...


03 Jun, 2019, 22:00 BST PATH and Sinapi Biomedical launch lifesaving medical device to combat postpartum hemorrhage

PATH and Sinapi Biomedical announced today at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference that the Ellavi uterine balloon tamponade (UBT) has achieved CE...


23 Apr, 2019, 07:00 BST PATH and MMV launch 5-year global initiative to support elimination of relapsing malaria

PATH and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) announce a 5-year, jointly-led initiative, VivAccess, to support countries in the elimination of...


28 Sep, 2018, 04:30 BST Global rotavirus vaccine options expand with World Health Organization prequalification of new vaccine from India

PATH welcomes the World Health Organization's (WHO's) prequalification of the thermostable rotavirus vaccine, ROTASIIL®, manufactured by Serum...


20 Aug, 2018, 14:00 BST Lower price for nutrition assessment tool expands global access

PATH and Quansys Biosciences, Inc., have agreed to reduce the cost of the Q-Plex™ Human Micronutrient Array (7-Plex), an innovative nutrition tool...


17 Jul, 2018, 18:03 BST PATH, reimagined: Leading global public health organization launches dynamic new brand experience

At PATH we know that better health moves all of humanity forward. It's the foundation for a safer, more just, and more prosperous world for all of...


20 Jun, 2018, 20:49 BST PATH and SD BIOSENSOR announce partnership to advance diagnostic test critical for malaria treatment and elimination

PATH announced today a new partnership with South Korean company SD BIOSENSOR to support the development and availability in key markets of a new...


18 Apr, 2018, 23:05 BST PATH and Mologic advance a new diagnostic test to support malaria elimination

PATH and United Kingdom-based test developer Mologic have entered an agreement to advance a new rapid diagnostic test to support treatment and...


07 Feb, 2018, 13:00 GMT First vaccine carrier approved by World Health Organization to prevent vaccine freezing during transport commercially available

This week, the first commercially available freeze-free vaccine carrier will begin introductory field trials in Nepal. This follows the World Health...


07 Jun, 2017, 14:00 BST New WHO Designation for Oxygen Could Save Thousands of Lives Globally

PATH hailed a landmark decision this week by the World Health Organization (WHO) to include a new indication for oxygen in its Model List of...


13 Jul, 2015, 11:00 BST 30 innovations that could transform global health: Introducing the Innovation Countdown 2030 report

The PATH-led Innovation Countdown 2030 initiative (IC2030) today launched its inaugural report, Reimagining Global Health, at the Third International ...


03 Nov, 2014, 01:00 GMT New test will combat major cause of preventable blindness in Africa

A new test will accelerate global progress toward eliminating onchocerciasis, a leading cause of preventable blindness in Africa. PATH, an...


12 Aug, 2014, 12:00 BST First antimalarial treatments produced with semisynthetic artemisinin enter market

Sanofi (Euronext: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and PATH today announced the delivery of the first large-scale batches of antimalarial treatments manufactured...


09 Oct, 2013, 08:00 BST Japanese encephalitis vaccine achieves WHO prequalification, a key step in expanding access and protecting more children

An affordable vaccine to protect children against deadly Japanese encephalitis (JE) has been prequalified by the World Health Organization (WHO),...


11 Jul, 2012, 16:42 BST Innovative Partnership to Deliver Convenient Contraceptives to up to Three Million Women

Public and private partners today announced plans to collaborate to reach approximately three million women in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia from ...