Susan G. Komen®, Tanzania Ministry Of Health, and Global Experts Develop New Guidelines to Improve Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Care in Tanzania

Posted by On April 19, 2018

Dallas — April 16, 2018 — Susan G. Komen® and the Tanzania Ministry of Health, with input from global health and civil society experts, have developed National Guidelines for Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer and Referral for Treatment in Tanzania. The new guidelines are vital to addressing breast cancer in Tanzania – a country where about 80 percent of women diagnosed with […]


Jane’s Story: Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by On January 12, 2018

Agnes Musonda meets with members of the Chief Mphamba Village community Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon began supporting cervical cancer control programs in 2011, when President George W. Bush announced Zambia as Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s first partner country. Nine out of 10 cervical cancer deaths occur in less developed regions and in Zambia, cervical cancer […]


Cervical Cancer Awareness Month 2018 – Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon’s Commitment

Posted by On January 10, 2018

A young Zambian girl smiles after receiving a dose of the HPV vaccine, which prevents cervical cancer January marks Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a month to remember the thousands of women who have battled cervical cancer and re-dedicate our collective efforts to ending preventable deaths from the disease. Over 90% of cervical cancer cases occur […]


Leveraging Partnerships on World AIDS Day

Posted by On December 1, 2017

The 2017 theme for World AIDS Day is “Increasing Impact through Transparency, Accountability, and Partnerships.” At Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, we know that partnerships enable our innovative approach to ending cervical cancer deaths. Community action and global cooperation propel our impact. Our partnership model began in 2011 with four founding partners – The George W. […]


World AIDS Day 2017

Posted by On November 21, 2017

December 1, 2017, marks the 29th annual World AIDS Day – a day observed since 1988 to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and to remember those who have lost their lives to the disease. Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon focuses on cervical cancer prevention among women who survive HIV. AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is the most advanced […]


PRRR Partners and Programs Highlighted at the 2017 AORTIC Conference

Posted by On November 20, 2017

The 2017 AORTIC International Conference on Cancer convened from November 7-10 in Kigali, Rwanda. The AORTIC Conference is a platform dedicated to collaboration and learning, and each conference brings together multidisciplinary specialists from all over the global cancer community. The goal of the conference is to work to reduce the impact of cancer in Africa. […]


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 […]