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36 Articles
36 Articles
36 Articles
  1. WRAIR insectary research.jpg . Volunteers are bitten by mosquitoes for malaria research at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Photo: WRAIR
    April 25, 2019

    Getting infected so that others won't

    The controlled human infection model involves getting infected with a pathogen, but it is a critical step in vaccine development.

  2. Pauline Irungu speaks at PATH session on regulatory harmonisation at AHAIC in March 2019
    March 26, 2019

    "Patients are waiting." Aligning regulation of medical products across Africa to unleash innovation

    Research and development (R&D) into new medical products is the engine driving progress toward health for all. Regulatory approvals are essential to ensuring the safety and efficacy of these products—but regulatory processes differ from country to country across Africa, resulting in delays in introduction and scale-up.

  3. Cryptosporidium
    December 31, 2018

    Combining forces to alleviate the burden of Cryptosporidium

    Diarrhea is more than just unpleasant. It’s deadly.

  4. Good gut health is key to optimal growth and development. Without it, children can develop environmental enteric dysfunction, which can result in chronic malnutrition and stunting. Image: PATH.
    December 11, 2018

    Addressing the hidden burden of gut dysfunction

    It doesn’t have any overt symptoms, but around the world, environmental enteric dysfunction (EED) causes lifelong harm to the most vulnerable children.

  5. Diarrheal disease, Cryptosporidium  - cBangladesh cholera clinic - photo Jonathan Torgovnik©, Drug Dev program, use with permission only
    December 1, 2018

    Cryptosporidium: time to “decrypt” a wily parasite

    A lot of ugly things in nature are relatively harmless (Exhibit A: the star-nosed mole)—but Cryptosporidium isn’t one of them.

  6. 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.

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