global health

Project Concern International Honors Global Health Heroes

Gala raised more than $550,000 to enhance health, end hunger and overcome hardship worldwide SAN DIEGO — Project Concern International (PCI) hosted its 28th annual Hands Across Borders gala at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine on Nov. 4. The event highlighted local and global health successes and honored heroes working to improve the [...]

By | 2017-11-06T08:18:00+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Media Releases|

Project Concern International to Honor Global Health Heroes

SAN DIEGO — Project Concern International (PCI) will host its 28th annual Hands Across Borders gala on Saturday, Nov. 4, highlighting local and global health successes and honoring heroes working to improve the lives of millions around the world. “We have made tremendous advances in many areas of public health thanks to incredible people and [...]

By | 2017-11-03T14:07:59+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Media Releases|

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|

Midwives Offer Helping Hands to Ensure Early and Small Babies Survive and Thrive

By Judith Robb-McCord, Every Preemie Director; and Elimase Kamanga, Every Preemie Technical Advisor, PCI Today, as we celebrate International Day of the Midwife, thousands of families in Malawi recognize and applaud the important contributions midwives have made for improved maternal, newborn and child health. Over the past 15 years and as part of the UN [...]

NGOs Gather on Capitol Hill to Discuss Lessons Learned from Ebola Response

By Christa Davis Ebola may be declared officially over in Liberia but thousands of people now face the challenge of having to rebuild their lives and communities. The Ebola epidemic killed more than 11,300 people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. New cases have dwindled virtually to zero, but the World Health Organization has warned [...]