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 [...]

Powered by Partnership: Fighting Women’s Cancers in Africa

NEW YORK — Project Concern International (PCI) and Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) announced a partnership to expand the fight against cervical cancer by providing screening and treatment for women in remote communities in Africa. The life-saving partnership will launch in Zambia to screen and treat even more women for cervical cancer and looks to [...]

By | 2017-11-17T10:24:32+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Media Releases|

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, [...]

Cervical Cancer: Lessons of Evelyn’s Legacy

[gn_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU9-VQHNvRg#t=25" width="800"][gn_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wABpYPaerhw" width="340" height="200"][/gn_youtube] At the Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC, in August of 2014, First Lady Michelle Obama and former First Lady Laura Bush hosted a very special gathering of African First Spouses and leaders from the NGO and business communities to talk about advances in health for African women. In [...]

By | 2017-11-17T15:44:21+00:00 February 4th, 2015|Cervical Cancer, Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, Zambia|