For World Cancer Day, Gildan shares impactful project on cervical cancer prevention launched in Honduras
In light of World Cancer Day, an international day to raise awareness of cancer and encourage its prevention, Gildan looks back at a meaningful partnership with The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) and the League Against Cancer Honduras on a cancer prevention project in three of their sewing facilities.
This post was written by guest blogger Dr. Ramanujam who is the Robert W. Carr Professor of Biomedical Engineering, a faculty member in the Global Health Institute and Dept. Pharmacology and Cell Biology and the founding director of the Center of Global Women’s Health Technologies at Duke University. This article is part of a series on the power of technology in helping crisis-affected populations. To learn more, sign up for a free webinar in our Women Rock IT series here.
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - What do cervical cancer, Type 2 diabetes, and hypertension have in common? They are three diseases that are largely preventable, easily screened for/diagnosed, and highly treatable with known therapies. Addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as these, is a problem we can solve if we work together.
Takeaways from the PYXERA Global Engagement Forum: Live
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global and partners convened more than 200 leaders and innovators at the Global Engagement Forum: Live in Washington, D.C on April 4 and 5. The two-day Forum dove into global challenges outlined by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically with regards to hunger (reducing post-harvest loss), global health, and youth employability.
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Global Engagement Forum: Live has reached its full capacity. Those still interested in participating in the three issues the Forum aims to address—post-harvest loss, the youth skills gap, and preventing and treating non-communicable diseases—can join in the Forum conversation on Twitter this April 4 – 5 on #GEFlive.
Short messages using mobile technology help raise awareness and increase early detection in project funded by Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation
In the small village of Pasiasi, in a remote region of Tanzania, a woman named Happiness Modesti is forever grateful to the Tanzania Youth Alliance (TAYOA) for making her aware of cervical cancer and the importance of screening for the disease – all through mobile technology.
Por Nosotras program provides community outreach on the importance of breast and cervical screenings
PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Congreso today announced that it will increase breast and cervical cancer screening rates for women in high-need communities in Philadelphia through a $50,000 contribution from Aramark and the American Cancer Society. The funds will be used to conduct community outreach on the importance of breast and cervical screenings in the Congreso service area, where women have lower rates of screenings than elsewhere in the city.
There are very few people who haven’t been touched by cancer in some way. Family, friends, a neighbor down the street… cancer affects us all. The fight to understand cancer in hopes of eliminating the disease is a long road, but researchers are committed to discovering answers, one cell at a time.
May 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announced a new commitment to the GAVI Alliance to supply its cervical cancer vaccine as part of a new long term programme to help protect girls against cervical cancer in the world’s poorest countries. To start the programme and over the next two years, GSK will supply doses of Cervarix® (Human Papillomavirus vaccine [Types 16, 18] (Recombinant, adjuvanted, adsorbed)) to four new GAVI demonstration projects at a significantly discounted price of $4.60 per dose.