Hostels for Hope: Easing the Burden for Women with Cancer

Posted by On February 2, 2017

Sarah* is a 46-year-old mother of five and a cervical cancer survivor living in Tanzania. Survival wasn’t easy. She had to travel over 300 miles from her village to one of only two treatment facilities in the entire country; once she got there, she had no place to stay. Like Sarah, many of the over […]


Novartis Dialogue Explores Response To Chronic Illness In Poor Countries

Posted by On December 16, 2016

December 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer are a growing threat in the world’s poorest countries and public health experts from around the world met on November 29 to explore ways of tackling this silent epidemic. Chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer are a growing threat […]


Why Global Health Matters

Posted by On November 8, 2016

The intense debate over globalization usually focuses on economic issues, yet there are many ways that the United States and other nations can benefit from working across borders. Epidemics can easily cross borders and oceans. Strong health systems are needed to combat and diminish health threats that can impact all of us. President George W. […]


Opportunities for Innovation in the Global Fight Against Cervical Cancer: The Role Of Innovative Technologies, Partnerships and Programs

Posted by On October 7, 2016

Global Health and Diplomacy (GHD) Fall 2016 Issue:  The Global Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance :: Deborah L. Birx, M.D. and Celina Schocken J.D., M.B.A., M.P.P. , Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon CEO Full article here.  Cervical cancer is an almost entirely preventable disease that continues to claim the lives of 260,000 women every year.1 Virtually all cases of […]


Zambia: 1st Lady Hails NGO for Fight Against Cervical Cancer

Posted by On September 29, 2016

Max Ndianaefo :: CPAFRICA – First Lady Esther Lungu has said the fight against cancer related diseases needs concerted efforts from all stakeholders, as the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon campaign as one of the first countries that is making strides in fighting cancer related diseases, has recognized Zambia. First Lady Esther Lungu Pink Ribbon Red […]


Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary, Recognizes the Role of Congress in the Global Fight Against Cancer

Posted by On September 28, 2016

The World Post – Unwavering bipartisan congressional support for the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), now in its second decade of programs, has resulted in huge numbers of lives saved. Hailed as the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease internationally, PEPFAR not only saves the lives of those suffering […]


Bush’s Legacy — Women’s Health?

Posted by On September 14, 2011

Margot Sanger-Katz :: National Journal – In his first big initiative since leaving the White House, former President George W. Bush announced the launch of a major public health project on Tuesday, one focused on providing cancer screening and treatment for women in the developing world, possibly including HPV vaccines to prevent cervical cancer. Download Press Release Here » The […]


Bush Speech Jump-Starts Initiative to Combat Cancers in Women

Posted by On September 13, 2011

Paige Winfield Cunningham :: The Washington Times  – In one of the first indications of how he plans to spend his post-presidential years, George W. Bush is using his presidency’s signature HIV/AIDS program to jump-start a new initiative to combat cancers in women in developing countries. Download Press Release Here » “It’s nice to be […]


Bush, PEPFAR Reunite to Cut Cancer Deaths

Posted by On September 13, 2011

Talea Miller :: PBS NewsHour – Whenever George W. Bush’s presidential legacy is discussed, the groundbreaking global HIV initiative he created is mentioned as a high point. It made the United States a major force in the global battle against the epidemic and brought him praise across sub-Saharan Africa. Download Press Release Here » Now […]