Month: December 2015

The Year in Review for Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon

Posted by On December 22, 2015

By Crystal Cazier   Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon has worked throughout 2015 to continue to provide access to education, prevention, screening and treatment services for cervical and breast cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. Our partners have screened nearly 200,000 women for cervical pre-cancer, and over 6,000 for breast cancer in Botswana, Tanzania and Zambia. Implementation of […]


Official Launch of the Ethiopian National Cancer Control Plan

Posted by On December 17, 2015

By Crystal Cazier On October 26, 2015, the First Lady of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Her Excellency Mrs. Roman Tesfaye, and the Federal Minister of Health, the Honorable Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu, launched Ethiopia’s first National Cancer Control Plan (NCCP). The event was well-attended by government officials, partners and other stakeholders. The development and […]


Partnering for Hope: Zaina’s Story

Posted by On December 9, 2015

By Crystal Cazier On this 54th anniversary of the United Republic of Tanzania’s Independence, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon celebrates the progress of the nation to reduce deaths from cervical cancer through a tripartite partnership between Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, the Vodacom Foundation, and T-MARC Tanzania. Scared and uncertain after a diagnosis of cervical cancer, Zaina […]


Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon and World Vision Join Forces to Fight Women’s Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted by On December 4, 2015

December 4, 2015 –Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon® and World Vision today announced a new partnership to scale up community-based education, screening, treatment, and referral programs for cervical and breast cancer in sub-Saharan Africa, beginning in the Republic of Zambia. “A woman who survives AIDS should not be left to die from a treatable or preventable […]


Building on Success: The Partnership between Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon and PEPFAR

Posted by On December 1, 2015

By Crystal Cazier To commemorate World AIDS Day 2015, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon spotlights its integral partnership with the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). On January 28, 2003, in his second State of the Union Address, President George W. Bush stood before United States Congress, the American people, and the world, to […]