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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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World AIDS Day call to action: screen HIV+ women for cervical cancer

Posted by On November 30, 2016

Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon had its origins five years ago in the idea that we must look more broadly at the health issues faced by women who are vulnerable to and living with HIV.   Women have benefited from the progress against HIV and AIDS in recent years, thanks to efforts by the U.S. President’s […]

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Partnership in Cancer Control Planning Saves Lives

Posted by On November 30, 2016

Five years ago, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) was launched by the George W. Bush Institute, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, Susan G. Komen®, and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, to address the growing burden of cervical and breast cancer in low- and middle-income countries. The National Cancer Institute’s Center for […]

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Strength In Numbers: PRRR’s Participation in Advocacy Coalitions

Posted by On November 18, 2016

To support country-owned, sustainable programs that allow women and girls to access cervical and breast cancer services in low- and middle-income countries, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon not only helps coordinate our partners’ implementation activities and offers them technical support, but also aims to secure resources and political commitment at all levels. And just as we […]

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Agnes’ Story: Helping Tribal Women Now

Posted by On November 18, 2016

Did you know that we are Helping Women Now® in places as far as the Republic of Zambia? Thanks to the incredible efforts of our partner Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR), we are able to reach Zambian women with breast health education as an extension of their Cervical Cancer Prevention Programme.  As with our programs […]

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon at World Cancer Congress 2016

Posted by On November 14, 2016

Michel Sidibe and Celina Schocken at the Congress From October 31 to November 3, over 3,000 delegates comprising world leaders, technical experts, advocacy groups, research organizations, cancer survivors and patient advocates descended on the Palais Des Congrès in Paris to attend the 2016 World Cancer Congress, a bi-annual gathering of to share experiences, exchange knowledge […]

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Steering Committee Meets at the Bush Institute

Posted by On October 27, 2016

L-R: Oliver Bogler, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, MD Anderson; Judith Salerno, President and CEO, Susan G. Komen; Celina Schocken, CEO, PRRR; Ambassador Deborah Birx, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator; John Damonti, President, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation; and Lisa Carty, Director of U.S. Liaison Office, UNAIDS Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s Steering Committee, comprised of representatives of its partner […]

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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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