Month: March 2017

Open Letter to Lady Scotland

Posted by On March 30, 2017

The Lancet Oncology, Volume 18, Issue 4: David Weller, Mark Lodge, Tim Eden, David Fleming, Eric Bouffet, Celina Schocken,  Ian Magrath, Jon Rosser, Elize Joubert, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, Lynette Denny, Carmen Vallejo-Auste on behalf of the signatories Full letter can be found here. . . On Dec 5, 2016, we wrote to Baroness Scotland asking that the issues surrounding cervical cancer in women […]

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Global Health Advocates Urge Strong U.S. Funding for International Affairs

Posted by On March 27, 2017

By Jennie Aylward, Consultant at Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon . . .  As Congress prepares to consider how much funding to apply to various functions of the federal budget, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon joined other global health advocates to urge a minimum level of $60 billion for the “Function 150” account, which comprises non-military spending […]

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Bush Institute Announces Visit of President and Mrs. Bush to Botswana and Namibia

Posted by On March 23, 2017

DALLAS, TEXAS (March 23, 2017) – The George W. Bush Institute today announced that President and Mrs. Bush will visit Botswana and Namibia April 4 – 6, 2017.   The trip, President Bush’s seventh to Africa since leaving office, demonstrates President and Mrs. Bush’s continued commitment to the people of Africa through the work of […]

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Addressing the Rising Burden of Cervical Cancer in Botswana

Posted by On March 21, 2017

(L-R) Dr. Grover, Dr. Trimble and Amb. Miller at the cancer roundtable   By Toun Olateju, Country Program Manager at Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon . . .  According to a 2016 study published by the Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute, cancers have now overtaken tuberculosis as the leading cause of death in people living with HIV in […]

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