Month: October 2013

The Burden of Cancer in Africa

Posted by On October 16, 2013

This New York Times article about cervical and breast cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa paints a bleak – and sadly, accurate – picture of what it’s like to battle disease in developing countries.  This particular story focuses on Ugandan women and the stigma of being diagnosed with breast cancer, the frustration due to delays in access to […]


Golfer Scores in Global Health Program to Help Save Lives

Posted by On October 1, 2013

In a recent USGA article, Carolyn Creekmore, a health advocate and a champion amateur golfer shares her experience travelling to Africa to renovate a cervical cancer clinic in Zambia as part of the Bush Institute’s Global Health Initiative. Creekmore, who is the Director of the Bush Institute’s Warrior Open golf tournament, spent a week with […]