Author: kaliane

AI Medicine Comes to Africa’s Rural Clinics

Posted by On April 27, 2017

Smartphone-based diagnostic tools with an artificial intelligence upgrade could save millions of lives   In rural health clinics across Kenya, women have started showing up with a surprising request: They’ve come for their “cervical selfies.” Their enthusiasm is a good omen for a public health campaign against cervical cancer now under way in six African […]

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Reflections on Mother’s Day : The Generational Impact of PEPFAR

Posted by On May 16, 2017

By Crystal Cazier, Associate at Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon This year, we are celebrating progress due in large part to PEPFAR, and also the commitment of the international community, and the leadership of National Governments to work toward an AIDS-free generation. Because of PEPFAR — nearly two million babies have been born HIV-free to mothers […]

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Public Health Advocates Call on Congress to End Cervical Cancer Deaths Worldwide

Posted by On April 24, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 24, 2017 – Advocates from Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and will join 11 other public health organizations on Capitol Hill Tuesday to urge lawmakers to help end cervical cancer deaths worldwide by integrating prevention and treatment into existing U.S. global […]

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Geingos Urges Private Sector to Join HIV, Cancer Fight

Posted by On April 12, 2017

First Lady Monica Geingos. Photo courtesy of The Namibian FIRST Lady Monica Geingos has urged the private sector to join in the fight against HIV-AIDS and cancer. Geingos made the call last week when she spoke at Windhoek Central Hospital during the visit of former US president George W Bush and his wife Laura. The […]

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Former President Bush Promotes HIV/AIDS, Cervical Cancer Programs In Africa, Urges Continued U.S. Funding For PEPFAR

Posted by On April 10, 2017

Apr 10, 2017 The Hill: George W. Bush pens op-ed urging full funding for anti-AIDS program “Former President George W. Bush is urging lawmakers to continue fully funding the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), an initiative he founded during his presidency to fight the AIDS epidemic in Africa. … The budget proposal put […]

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President Bush and Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Travel in Namibia and Botswana

Posted by On April 6, 2017

President Bush in Namibia. Photo by Paul Morse, Bush Center   By Tamar Abrams, Communications Director at Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon . . .  Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon was thrilled to travel with President and Mrs. Bush through Botswana and Namibia this week, and to show them our programs to prevent and treat cervical cancer. Pink […]

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