PATH

By Joanne Lu

Since its founding in 1977, PATH has become a giant in global health technology. With 1,600 employees working in 70 countries, PATH estimates that its innovations touch the lives of more than 150 million people each year. PATH works with a range of stakeholders and partners including, but not limited to, industry, governments, research institutions, and academia to address some of the world’s most pressing health problems, including those affecting mothers and newborns

About six years ago, the organization began to reevaluate how its work can transform entire systems. Instead of focusing strictly on technologies for individual projects, PATH has adopted a multidisciplinary “platform-based approach” that brings together the expertise of its teams across multiple countries and disciplines in order to research, design, scale up, and advocate for systemic innovations that make prevention and treatment more affordable, accessible and effective. Read More