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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon by the Numbers

Posted by On April 8, 2015
Woman with phone   By Brittney Bain, Manager, Editorial, The George W. Bush Institute This week the World Health Organization marked World Health Day, an annual recognition of the founding of the organization and an opportunity to draw attention to important health issues facing the world each year. On this World Health Day, take a look at Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon by the numbers. It’s a reminder of the impact just one partnership can have and the work that still must be done.

 5

The number of countries where Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon is working to reduce the incidences of cervical and breast cancer – Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia, Ethiopia, and Namibia.

127,622

The number of women screened for cervical cancer in Zambia since 2012.

10,097 The number of women screened for cervical cancer in Botswana since July 2012.

15,951 The number of women screened for cervical cancer in Tanzania since July 2013.

5,228  The number of women screened for breast cancer in Tanzania since March 2014.

10 The number of provinces in Zambia where Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon-supported cervical cancer clinics are present. This accounts for all provinces in the country.

87 The number of health staff trained in the cervical cancer screening methods of VIA (Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid) and Cryotherapy in Tanzania.