Month: September 2014

Flying Medical Service is a Lifeline to Women Fighting Cancer

Posted by On September 24, 2014

By Andrea Kirsten-Coleman The name says it all. Airborne Lifeline Foundation is a lifeline for women in remote areas of Zambia and Botswana. The flying medical service transports doctors, nurses, medical equipment, and supplies to remote sites in sub-Saharan Africa supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Starting in September 2014, Airborne […]

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Speaking Up About Gynecologic Cancers Leads to Screening and Lives Saved

Posted by On September 22, 2014

  Embarrassment is likely killing women across the globe. While gynecologic (GYN) cancer screenings do save lives, fear, anxiety or embarrassment prevents many women from getting screened. Today, GYN cancers (including cervical cancer) account for 19 percent of the 5.1 million estimated new cancer cases among women worldwide.  Many of these cancers are preventable, or can […]

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Remembering Evelyn

Posted by On September 3, 2014

By Bill Steiger On August 6, 2014, the George W. Bush Presidential Center, the White House and the U.S. Department of State co-hosted a day-long forum entitled, “Investing in Our Future at the U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit.”  Held at the Kennedy Center, in Washington, D.C., the meeting brought First Spouses from across the African […]

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