Month: November 2016

World AIDS Day call to action: screen HIV+ women for cervical cancer

Posted by On November 30, 2016

Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon had its origins five years ago in the idea that we must look more broadly at the health issues faced by women who are vulnerable to and living with HIV.   Women have benefited from the progress against HIV and AIDS in recent years, thanks to efforts by the U.S. President’s […]

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Partnership in Cancer Control Planning Saves Lives

Posted by On November 30, 2016

Five years ago, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) was launched by the George W. Bush Institute, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, Susan G. Komen®, and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, to address the growing burden of cervical and breast cancer in low- and middle-income countries. The National Cancer Institute’s Center for […]

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Strength In Numbers: PRRR’s Participation in Advocacy Coalitions

Posted by On November 18, 2016

To support country-owned, sustainable programs that allow women and girls to access cervical and breast cancer services in low- and middle-income countries, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon not only helps coordinate our partners’ implementation activities and offers them technical support, but also aims to secure resources and political commitment at all levels. And just as we […]

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Agnes’ Story: Helping Tribal Women Now

Posted by On November 18, 2016

Did you know that we are Helping Women Now® in places as far as the Republic of Zambia? Thanks to the incredible efforts of our partner Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR), we are able to reach Zambian women with breast health education as an extension of their Cervical Cancer Prevention Programme.  As with our programs […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon at World Cancer Congress 2016

Posted by On November 14, 2016

Michel Sidibe and Celina Schocken at the Congress From October 31 to November 3, over 3,000 delegates comprising world leaders, technical experts, advocacy groups, research organizations, cancer survivors and patient advocates descended on the Palais Des Congrès in Paris to attend the 2016 World Cancer Congress, a bi-annual gathering of to share experiences, exchange knowledge […]

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Why Global Health Matters

Posted by On November 8, 2016

The intense debate over globalization usually focuses on economic issues, yet there are many ways that the United States and other nations can benefit from working across borders. Epidemics can easily cross borders and oceans. Strong health systems are needed to combat and diminish health threats that can impact all of us. President George W. […]

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