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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Open Letter to Lady Scotland

Posted by On March 30, 2017

The Lancet Oncology, Volume 18, Issue 4: David Weller, Mark Lodge, Tim Eden, David Fleming, Eric Bouffet, Celina Schocken,  Ian Magrath, Jon Rosser, Elize Joubert, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, Lynette Denny, Carmen Vallejo-Auste on behalf of the signatories Full letter can be found here. . . On Dec 5, 2016, we wrote to Baroness Scotland asking that the issues surrounding cervical cancer in women […]