Month: February 2016

Promising Report on the Efficacy of HPV Vaccine Released Ahead of Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa

Posted by On February 24, 2016

Co-authored By Toun Olateju, MD, MPH and Crystal Cazier Wednesday, 24 February, marks the beginning of an historic conference which will bring together government representatives, civil society organizations, and private sector partners for the first Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa. The conference is taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon interim […]


Collectively Ramping Up Population Coverage For Prevention Of Women Cancers: A Mass Screening Campaign Experience In Iringa Region Of Tanzania

Posted by On February 4, 2016

By Toun Olateju, MD, MPH Cancer is a global disease with no restrictions across countries or ages. According to the 2013 Global Burden of Disease, breast cancer remains the leading cause of new cancer cases among women globally while cervical cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in sub-Saharan Africa. This year’s World […]