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A Year In Review: Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon

Posted by On December 20, 2016

Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon is closing a momentous year of transition and growth.  The partnership marked our fifth anniversary, began operating as an independent non-profit organization affiliated with the George W. Bush Institute, welcomed new leadership, established an office in Washington, D.C., and expanded our team of talented staff to advance Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s […]

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Expanding service delivery to screen for cervical cancer and treat pre-cancerous lesions in the United Republic of Tanzania

Posted by On December 20, 2016

The Minister of Health, Honorable Ummy Mwalimu receiving a LEEP machine from Ms. Schocken On December 5, 2016, the Chief Executive Officer of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, Ms. Celina Schocken, handed over fifteen cryotherapy machines, two loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) machines and a thermal coagulator machine for the treatment of pre-cancerous lesions of the […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Partnership Expands Into Peru

Posted by On December 2, 2016

Minster of Health of Peru, Patricia Garcia and Bill Steiger, Chief Program Officer at Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon signing the official partnership agreement at the Asia-Pacific Economic Forum (APEC) in Lima, Peru. (November 18, 2016) On November 18th, in Lima, Perú, the Minister of Health, Patricia Garcia, and Bill Steiger, Chief Program Officer at Pink […]

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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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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 […]

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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. […]

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Hostels for Hope

Posted by On February 10, 2017

Hostels for Hope announcement event in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.  Media coverage  Coverage from Star TV

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Global Good Aims to Make HPV Testing Affordable Globally

Posted by On February 2, 2017

As cervical cancer deaths drop in the US, women in the developing world are dying at an unprecedented rate. Last year, nearly 300,000 women died of cervical cancer, most of them in developing countries. Cervical cancer, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), is a preventable disease — it can be stopped by the HPV vaccine, […]

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Hostels for Hope: Easing the Burden for Women with Cancer

Posted by On February 2, 2017

Sarah* is a 46-year-old mother of five and a cervical cancer survivor living in Tanzania. Survival wasn’t easy. She had to travel over 300 miles from her village to one of only two treatment facilities in the entire country; once she got there, she had no place to stay. Like Sarah, many of the over […]

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