Month: August 2012

Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon: A people-centered movement

Posted by On August 21, 2012

At the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, representatives from the founding Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) organizations joined together for a plenary session titled: Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon: Leveraging the HIV Platform for Women’s Cancers.  The Honorable Jim Glassman, Executive Director of the George W. Bush Institute, moderated the panel which included Ambassador Eric Goosby, US Global […]

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Addressing women’s cancers: Smart public health and a moral imperative

Posted by On August 13, 2012

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) hosted a satellite session,Beyond MDG 6: HIV and Chronic NCDs: Integrating Health Systems Towards Universal Health Coverage on Sunday, July 22, 2012, at the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012). MSH asked me to participate on the panel alongside a number of international health leaders (left to right in photo): Dr. Ayoub […]

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"When you see suffering, act"

Posted by On August 7, 2012

This call to action by President George W. Bush was made on July 3, 2012, in Ngungu, Kabwe, Zambia. GlaxoSmithKline has heeded this call and is doing its part to make the future a little brighter for 10,000 adolescent girls as well as hundreds of patients in pain with cancer in Zambia. Following theAfrica 2012 […]

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