Cervical Cancer

San Diego Family Beats Cancer Twice

Never bet against Angelica Foster. Staff from Project Concern International (PCI) first met the San Diego mother in 2010. At the time, she was pregnant and raising two children alone—eager to reset her life after a painful separation. “Angelica faced many challenges and barriers, but I believe she had the determination to move on,” said [...]

Zambia at 20: Celebrating Lifesaving Partnerships on World AIDS Day

Here at PCI, we envision an AIDS-free generation and an end to the AIDS epidemic. And this World AIDS Day, we’re celebrating the significant progress made to end HIV/AIDS worldwide – and specifically highlighting our impact in Zambia. Since the early 1990s, we’ve been active in the HIV/AIDS response and our work spans the range [...]

Powered by Partnership: Fighting Women’s Cancers in Africa

This blog was originally published on Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon's blog, highlighting a recent announcement about a partnership between Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) and Project Concern International (PCI).  On Monday, at the annual Concordia Summit in New York City, PRRR and Project Concern International (PCI) announced a partnership to expand the fight against cervical cancer by providing [...]

Harriet’s Story of Hope in Zambia

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and it’s an opportunity to raise awareness about how preventable and treatable this deadly disease is. What many people don’t realize is more than 80 percent of cervical cases occur in developing countries, where more than 95 percent of women have never had a Pap smear test. In fact, [...]