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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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Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017: Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s Commitment to Fighting Breast Cancer in Tanzania

Posted by On October 3, 2017

Tanzanian women waiting for screening services, November 2015. This October, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month by highlighting our work in breast cancer control in Tanzania. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide, and almost 60% of breast cancer deaths occur in low-resource settings, which means women in low-resource […]

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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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