Month: April 2016

Zambia – HPV Vaccines for All

Posted by On April 25, 2016

Written By Erica Asante, MPH This week, we recognize World Immunization Week. Immunizations have been cited as one the greatest public health achievements of the 20th century[i]. According to the World Health Organization, two-to- three million deaths are averted annually due to vaccines[ii].  There are a number of vaccine-preventable diseases, but only two are linked […]

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Hostels for Hope

Posted by On April 7, 2016

Co-authored By Toun Olateju, MD, MPH and Crystal Cazier Julie* is a 46-year old mother of five, and a cervical cancer survivor. She traveled over 300 miles from her home in Nyalambu village in Iringa Region, to Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) in Dar es Salaam, the only comprehensive cancer treatment center in Tanzania, to […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Joins Partners on World Health Day to Launch Hostel-Building Competition

Posted by On April 7, 2016

Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Joins Partners on World Health Day to Launch Hostel-Building Competition Seeking Designs for “Homes-Away-from-Home” For Women with Cancer in Tanzania Washington, D.C. (April 7, 2016) — Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon®, along with the American Cancer Society, the George W. Bush Institute, HKS, Inc., Southern Methodist University (SMU), and T-MARC Tanzania, today […]

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