Vaccine and Pharmaceutical Delivery Technologies

Novel tools and methods for bringing vaccine and pharmaceutical products within reach

Technology Solutions Global ProgramThis site highlights PATH’s work to develop, evaluate, and advance technologies as well as user aids that make it easier to safely and effectively deliver vaccines and essential medicines in developing countries.

As part of PATH’s Technology Solutions Global Program, our scope of work in vaccine and pharmaceutical delivery technologies ranges from technologies that shield or eliminate needles to low-cost primary container and packaging options that reduce product volume and sharps waste. We are also exploring novel delivery routes and methods that increase user acceptability, minimize logistical burdens, and improve vaccine and drug efficacy.


Increasing the supply and availability of yellow fever vaccine

Yellow fever reportA new report commissioned and published by PATH concludes that delivering yellow fever vaccine at a reduced dose through a method referred to as dose-sparing could be a pragmatic and low-risk strategy for maximizing supplies of yellow fever vaccine. Read the full report »

News and highlights

PRESS RELEASE: Novel oxytocin tablet wins grant for first-of-its-kind clinical study »

BLOG POST: #Gatessocial meet up features Bill Nye the Science Guy and PATH’s work in vaccine delivery technologies »

IN THE NEWS: A disposable-syringe jet injector developed by PharmaJet, Inc., a PATH collaborator, has received WHO prequalification »


Sign up for our e-newsletter

Sign up for our e-newsletter.The e-newsletter, Vaccine and Pharmaceutical Technologies News and Updates, provides semiannual briefings and related resources on our work to advance technologies that improve vaccine and pharmaceutical products and the way they are delivered, especially in low-resource settings. Sign up now »


Visit the Vaccine Resource Library

PATH’s Vaccine Resource Library (VRL) contains key immunization resources in a single, easy-to-use website. The VRL offers links to scientific publications and high-quality, technical summaries on specific diseases and topics in immunization. To learn more, visit the VRL »


Banner photos, from left: PATH/Patrick McKern; PATH; PATH/Gabe Bienczycki.

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