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 […]


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. […]