Month: September 2016

Zambia: 1st Lady Hails NGO for Fight Against Cervical Cancer

Posted by On September 29, 2016

Max Ndianaefo :: CPAFRICA – First Lady Esther Lungu has said the fight against cancer related diseases needs concerted efforts from all stakeholders, as the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon campaign as one of the first countries that is making strides in fighting cancer related diseases, has recognized Zambia. First Lady Esther Lungu Pink Ribbon Red […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Finds Support on Capitol Hill

Posted by On September 29, 2016

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (center) learns about Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s latest activities   Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon had our first-ever Capitol Hill Day on September 28, in connection with our fifth anniversary. Fourteen representatives from our headquarters and our partner organizations visited 22 congressional offices, educating policy-makers about the impact of breast and cervical cancers in low- and middle-income countries, […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary, Recognizes the Role of Congress in the Global Fight Against Cancer

Posted by On September 28, 2016

The World Post – Unwavering bipartisan congressional support for the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), now in its second decade of programs, has resulted in huge numbers of lives saved. Hailed as the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease internationally, PEPFAR not only saves the lives of those suffering […]

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Accessing Women Living in Hard-to Reach communities of Botswana with Cervical Cancer Screening: Mahalapye District Hospital’s “See-and-Treat” Clinic Outreach Services

Posted by On September 23, 2016

This September is one of double celebrations for the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon program in the Republic of Botswana; commemorating Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s fifth year anniversary globally and Botswana’s Golden Jubilee as an independent country. Since 2012, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon has partnered with the Government of Botswana to reduce morbidity and mortality from […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Participates in A Congressional Briefing on Non-Communicable Diseases

Posted by On September 23, 2016

L-R: Johanna Ralston, CEO, World Heart Federation; Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ); Abbas Gullet, Secretary General, Kenya Red Cross; Celina Schocken, CEO, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon; Anthony Gitau, Kenya Country Head, Novartis Access; and Rebecca Stevens, Head, Access Partnerships, Novartis Access    On Tuesday, Novartis Access in conjunction with Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ), Chairman, Africa and […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon-PCI at the Concordia Summit

Posted by On September 21, 2016

L-R: George Guimaraes, President and CEO, PCI; Celina Schocken, CEO, PRRR; Ambassador Deborah Birx, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator; Irma Alfaro-Beitz, Vice President of Global Health, QIAGEN; and Lisa Carty, Director of U.S. Liaison Office, UNAIDS On Monday, at the annual Concordia Summit in New York City, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) and Project Concern International […]

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CGH Roundtable on HPV Screening

Posted by On September 20, 2016

This blog by Lisa Stevens of the U.S. National Cancer Institute, a PRRR partner,  originally appeared on September 14, 2016 on the NCI Center for Global Health Spotlight Blog. The NCI Center for Global Health (CGH) extends its congratulations on Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s (PRRR) fifth anniversary and continues to build on its three-year partnership. We look forward […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon And Project Concern International Announce Partnership To Fight Women’s Cancers In Africa

Posted by On September 19, 2016

NEW YORK — Project Concern International (PCI) and Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) announced a partnership to expand the fight against cervical cancer by providing screening and treatment for women in remote communities in Africa. The life-saving partnership will launch in Zambia to screen and treat even more women for cervical cancer and looks to […]

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Journal of Global Oncology Article Gives Overview of Technology Available to Treat Cervical Pre-cancer in LMICs

Posted by On September 15, 2016

Cervical cancer disproportionately affects low- and middle- income countries (LMICs). 87 percent of deaths from cervical cancer occur in under-resourced settings even though it is preventable and treatable, especially in precancerous or early stages. LMICs often face challenges in health infrastructure and delivery systems, which make the application of screening and treatment methods used in […]

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