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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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With Goal of Ending Cervical Cancer Deaths, Advocates Hit Capitol Hill

Posted by On April 26, 2017

From left: Paul Holmes of American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and Dr. Ellen Baker, director of Project Echo with the MD Anderson Cancer Center, meet with Rep. Grace Meng on Capitol Hill.   By Jennie Aylward, Consultant at Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon . . .  United by a goal to urge U.S. leadership toward […]

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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 and Mrs. Bush Highlight the Importance of Global Health Programs, Visit Botswana and Namibia

Posted by On April 10, 2017

April 6, 2017 — This week, President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush traveled to Gaborone, Botswana and Windhoek, Namibia to demonstrate their continued commitment to the people of Africa through the work of the George W. Bush Institute’s (GWBI) global leadership programs.  The trip highlighted the work of the Bush Institute’s affiliate, Pink […]

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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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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 […]

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