Month: June 2015

From the Road: Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Visits Botswana

Posted by On June 25, 2015

By Andrea Kirsten-Coleman Last week Dr. Doyin Oluwole, Executive Director of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon and Dr. Bill Steiger, Managing Director, traveled to Botswana for a routine check-in to assess progress of the implementation of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon activities in the country. While there they visited one of the See-and-Treat sites in Tsopeng clinic, […]


Government of Botswana Takes a Bold Step to Reduce the Risk of Cervical Cancer for More Than 68,000 Girls

Posted by On June 22, 2015

By Andrea Kirsten-Coleman We know that Africa’s future success depends, in large part, on its young women. By 2030 the number of adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa will rise to 113 million, a group large enough to have a significant impact on the continent. Although this scenario will present challenges, with the right investments, especially […]


Five Innovative Approaches to Tackling Breast and Cervical Cancer in Tanzania

Posted by On June 17, 2015

By Andrea Kirsten-Coleman In many parts of the world, the word “innovation” means shiny new technology, the latest gadget, or a scientific breakthrough.  In the field of cervical and breast cancer, “innovation” means much more than that.  Rather than a single innovation, an innovative, multi-pronged approach is key to saving the lives of as many […]


Meet McKenna

Posted by On June 12, 2015

By Andrea Kirsten-Coleman We’re excited to welcome McKenna Gilliland as our Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Summer Intern. A native of Dallas, Texas, McKenna is a Junior studying History at Columbia University in New York. McKenna will spend the summer working closely with the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Secretariat and gaining exposure to the world of […]