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Cancer in Africa: a Neglected Tragedy

Posted by On October 21, 2016

Dikembe Mutombo, chairman and president of the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation “Where you live shouldn’t determine if you live.” Sally Cowal, representing the American Cancer Society (ACS), one of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s partners, offered this sobering reminder when ACS joined IBM Health Corps, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), and the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation to […]

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Breast Cancer is Not Just a US problem, But a Global One

Posted by On October 17, 2016

In small villages and large cities around Africa and in Asia, in Latin America, Europe and the United States, women learn every day that they have a lump, and that the lump is breast cancer. Around the world, there are 1.78 million new cases of breast cancer, and 464,000 deaths. Breast cancer is the leading […]

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PRRR Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by On October 10, 2016

This breast cancer awareness month, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon celebrates the strides that our partners have taken in awareness-raising, screening, and treatment that saves the lives of thousands of women a year all around the globe. However, we also recognize the amount of work to be done, especially in developing countries. 60% of breast cancer […]

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Why Global Health Matters

Posted by On October 7, 2016

During the five years since its launch, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon has provided thousands of women in Africa with life-saving screenings and treatments — and the impact can be felt worldwide. The intense debate over globalization usually focuses on economic issues, yet there are many ways that the United States and other nations can benefit […]

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Opportunities for Innovation in the Global Fight Against Cervical Cancer: The Role Of Innovative Technologies, Partnerships and Programs

Posted by On October 7, 2016

Global Health and Diplomacy (GHD) Fall 2016 Issue:  The Global Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance :: Deborah L. Birx, M.D. and Celina Schocken J.D., M.B.A., M.P.P. , Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon CEO Full article here.  Cervical cancer is an almost entirely preventable disease that continues to claim the lives of 260,000 women every year.1 Virtually all cases of […]

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Bill Steiger Featured Speaker for Texas De Peru Event

Posted by On October 7, 2016

Bill Steiger, Chief Program Officer at Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon®, is the featured speaker for the Texas de Peru (TDP) Fiesta del Sol Gala on October 15 in Dallas, Texas. Texas de Peru was formed as a cooperative effort of the Texas Medical Community to leverage our collective strength, resources and expertise to improve healthcare […]

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Zambia: 1st Lady Hails NGO for Fight Against Cervical Cancer

Posted by On September 29, 2016

Max Ndianaefo :: CPAFRICA – First Lady Esther Lungu has said the fight against cancer related diseases needs concerted efforts from all stakeholders, as the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon campaign as one of the first countries that is making strides in fighting cancer related diseases, has recognized Zambia. First Lady Esther Lungu Pink Ribbon Red […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Finds Support on Capitol Hill

Posted by On September 29, 2016

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (center) learns about Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s latest activities   Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon had our first-ever Capitol Hill Day on September 28, in connection with our fifth anniversary. Fourteen representatives from our headquarters and our partner organizations visited 22 congressional offices, educating policy-makers about the impact of breast and cervical cancers in low- and middle-income countries, […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary, Recognizes the Role of Congress in the Global Fight Against Cancer

Posted by On September 28, 2016

The World Post – Unwavering bipartisan congressional support for the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), now in its second decade of programs, has resulted in huge numbers of lives saved. Hailed as the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease internationally, PEPFAR not only saves the lives of those suffering […]

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Accessing Women Living in Hard-to Reach communities of Botswana with Cervical Cancer Screening: Mahalapye District Hospital’s “See-and-Treat” Clinic Outreach Services

Posted by On September 23, 2016

This September is one of double celebrations for the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon program in the Republic of Botswana; commemorating Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s fifth year anniversary globally and Botswana’s Golden Jubilee as an independent country. Since 2012, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon has partnered with the Government of Botswana to reduce morbidity and mortality from […]

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