Month: September 2016

Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu, PRRR Partner in Ethiopia, selected winner of “120 under 40” competition

Posted by On September 14, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu, the Minister of Health in Ethiopia, who was selected as a winner in the “120 under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders” competition! The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health organized the “120 Under […]

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With the help of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, fighting cancer in Africa

Posted by On September 12, 2016

(This piece by PRRR partner MD Anderson originally appeared on Sep. 9, 2016 at cancerfrontline.org.)  A program designed to reduce cervical- and breast-cancer deaths among women in developing countries is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month. Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon is an independent affiliate of the George W. Bush Institute, and an extension of President Bush’s […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

Posted by On September 9, 2016

In 2011, four organizations recognized the global health community’s success in fighting HIV and AIDS, and committed to a new vision: no woman should survive an HIV diagnosis only to die of a treatable or preventable cancer. That vision led to the launch of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon by President George W. Bush and Mrs. […]

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UNAIDS Report on HPV, HIV, and Cervical Cancer

Posted by On September 1, 2016

  At the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS released a joint report, titled HPV, HIV and cervical cancer: leveraging synergies to save women’s lives, as part of the work of the United Nations […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Visit to Botswana

Posted by On September 1, 2016

The final stop on Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s sub-Saharan Africa trip this summer was to the Republic of Botswana in the second week of August. The focus of the trip was to visit selected health facilities that screen women and treat those with cervical pre-cancer lesions through Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) support to the […]

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