Month: January 2016

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by On January 28, 2016

By Guest Blogger, Meg Bertram, MPH Cervical cancer, the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, is the leading cause of cancer mortality among women aged 15-44, in the Republic of Botswana. In 2012, the incidence of cervical cancer in Botswana was 29.0 cases of every 100,000 women, with a mortality rate of 23.1 of every 100,000 women. […]


Partner Profile: Jhpiego

Posted by On January 27, 2016

By Crystal Cazier Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s model is built on the premise that public-private partnerships are one of the most effective strategies to address cervical and breast cancer in the developing world, and support comprehensive, sustainable national cancer control programs in sub-Saharan African and Latin American countries. At the Government’s direction, Pink Ribbon Red […]


Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Doubles Number of Women Screened for Cervical Cancer in 2015, Reaching Over 200,000 Women

Posted by On January 8, 2016

By Crystal Cazier One year ago, in January 2015, we celebrated 100,000 women screened for cervical cancer by Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon partners in Botswana, Tanzania and Zambia since the inception of the partnership in late 2011. This year, we are ecstatic that partners in these countries have ramped-up efforts and doubled the number of […]