Month: October 2015

Political Will Backs the Fight against Cervical Cancer in Botswana

Posted by On October 9, 2015

By Toun Olateju, MD, MPH Securing political will at the highest levels of national government is critical to success, accountability, ownership and sustainability of global health programs in partner countries. In September 2015, the Honorable Minister of Health of Botswana, Dorcas Magkato, demonstrated Botswana’s political will at the national launch of the “see-and-treat” approach for […]

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Making a Mark Where You Are: How One Life Saved Saves Many

Posted by On October 8, 2015

By Erica Asante, MPH Before the afternoon of 19 September 2015, our team had only read about Joyce in the 2013 Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Annual Report. Her glowing smile lights up page 9 of the document, alongside her story. Meeting Joyce at the airport in Dallas was like seeing a long lost friend after […]

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George W. Bush in TIME: Better Health Care in Africa Must Go Beyond HIV

Posted by On October 8, 2015

Article By George W. Bush With a Presidential Election just over a year away, Americans are witnessing a spirited debate about our country’s role in the world. This discussion is healthy for our democracy, and I follow it as a happily retired spectator. In the midst of our differences, there should be at least one […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon: A New Chapter

Posted by On October 7, 2015

By Crystal Cazier On September 20 to 21, President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush hosted the Global Women’s Network: A Summit of Ideas, Innovation and Partnerships at the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas, Texas. The event brought together First Ladies, private and public sector leaders, and the next generation of innovators to […]

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