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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]