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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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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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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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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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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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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Participates in A Congressional Briefing on Non-Communicable Diseases

Posted by On September 23, 2016

L-R: Johanna Ralston, CEO, World Heart Federation; Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ); Abbas Gullet, Secretary General, Kenya Red Cross; Celina Schocken, CEO, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon; Anthony Gitau, Kenya Country Head, Novartis Access; and Rebecca Stevens, Head, Access Partnerships, Novartis Access    On Tuesday, Novartis Access in conjunction with Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ), Chairman, Africa and […]

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