Author: kaliane

Former U.S. President Bush Touts Signature Africa AIDS Program in Botswana

Posted by On April 5, 2017

Ed Stoddard :: Reuters – Former U.S. President George W. Bush touted his signature aid project for Africa during a visit to Botswana on Tuesday, saying he hoped Washington would recognize its importance in saving lives threatened by AIDS. Launched in 2003 during the first Bush administration, PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, is the world’s […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


An Innovative Approach To Screening for Cervical Cancer in Ethiopia

Posted by On February 17, 2017

By Dr. Adetoun Olateju, Country Program Manager at Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon . . . The Government of Ethiopia has prioritized cancer control and is investing its resources in the prevention and management of cervical cancer. Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s partnership with them started in 2015. With our implementing partners, we have opened 36 health […]


World Cancer Day in Tanzania

Posted by On February 10, 2017

The 1st place student team from Ethiopia and the professional team from Italy with Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon CEO, Celina Schocken   By Celina Schocken, Chief Executive Officer of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon. . . Tanzania kicked off its World Cancer Day celebration with a rigorous round of calisthenics and a brisk walk through downtown. […]