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PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organization, we save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms— vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs.

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This is a backpack for persons with a disability, it can be used in the hands-free mode because in most cases the hands of persons with disability are usually occupied. It can be used by those who are wheelchair-bound and those who are semi-mobile and using crutches. The umbrella is opened from the...

The mir-THYpe test reduces up to 81% of unnecessary thyroid surgeries.

Up to 68% of the population has Thyroid Nodules. From those, around 30% are classified as "indeterminate": the cytopathologist doesn´t have enough material to classify as benign or as malignant. Surgery is the gold standard...

Photonics is revolutionising the 21st century with its novel and influential technologies. Even though it is a driving force in accelerating economic growth, South Africa and the rest of Africa has a minuscule market share of this growing economy. One of the major contributing factors to this lack

There are 1 million upper limb amputees across South Africa, with an estimate of another 5 million in the rest of Africa.  Research has shown that amputees find available prostheses too expensive, uncomfortable and/or have limited functionality. This results in many amputees discarding their...

The project is aimed at developing a light-weight, cricket bat sleeve prototype which can be placed on the face of any cricket bat. The correlating prototype sensors that can be placed inside the front panel of a bat. These measures the accuracy of ball placement on the bat, force generated to hit...

The Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is an event aimed at joining the dots between technological innovation and practical implementation. The event plans to showcase the latest healthcare technologies and their applications as well as how these technologies will integrate into existing healthcare...

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