Month: October 2016

Steering Committee Meets at the Bush Institute

Posted by On October 27, 2016

L-R: Oliver Bogler, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, MD Anderson; Judith Salerno, President and CEO, Susan G. Komen; Celina Schocken, CEO, PRRR; Ambassador Deborah Birx, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator; John Damonti, President, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation; and Lisa Carty, Director of U.S. Liaison Office, UNAIDS Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s Steering Committee, comprised of representatives of its partner […]

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Cancer in Africa: a Neglected Tragedy

Posted by On October 21, 2016

Dikembe Mutombo, chairman and president of the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation “Where you live shouldn’t determine if you live.” Sally Cowal, representing the American Cancer Society (ACS), one of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s partners, offered this sobering reminder when ACS joined IBM Health Corps, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), and the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation to […]

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Breast Cancer is Not Just a US problem, But a Global One

Posted by On October 17, 2016

In small villages and large cities around Africa and in Asia, in Latin America, Europe and the United States, women learn every day that they have a lump, and that the lump is breast cancer. Around the world, there are 1.78 million new cases of breast cancer, and 464,000 deaths. Breast cancer is the leading […]

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PRRR Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by On October 10, 2016

This breast cancer awareness month, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon celebrates the strides that our partners have taken in awareness-raising, screening, and treatment that saves the lives of thousands of women a year all around the globe. However, we also recognize the amount of work to be done, especially in developing countries. 60% of breast cancer […]

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Why Global Health Matters

Posted by On October 7, 2016

During the five years since its launch, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon has provided thousands of women in Africa with life-saving screenings and treatments — and the impact can be felt worldwide. The intense debate over globalization usually focuses on economic issues, yet there are many ways that the United States and other nations can benefit […]

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Opportunities for Innovation in the Global Fight Against Cervical Cancer: The Role Of Innovative Technologies, Partnerships and Programs

Posted by On October 7, 2016

Global Health and Diplomacy (GHD) Fall 2016 Issue:  The Global Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance :: Deborah L. Birx, M.D. and Celina Schocken J.D., M.B.A., M.P.P. , Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon CEO Full article here.  Cervical cancer is an almost entirely preventable disease that continues to claim the lives of 260,000 women every year.1 Virtually all cases of […]

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Bill Steiger Featured Speaker for Texas De Peru Event

Posted by On October 7, 2016

Bill Steiger, Chief Program Officer at Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon®, is the featured speaker for the Texas de Peru (TDP) Fiesta del Sol Gala on October 15 in Dallas, Texas. Texas de Peru was formed as a cooperative effort of the Texas Medical Community to leverage our collective strength, resources and expertise to improve healthcare […]

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