women’s health

Breastfeeding Takes A Community

On August 1, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) kicked off World Breastfeeding Week and Breastfeeding Awareness Month with a clear message: “Breastfeeding is not a one-woman job.” At Project Concern International (PCI), that sentiment has long been echoed in both the organization’s policies and programs, which seek to create a culture of support [...]

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|

PCI Guatemala Signs 10-Year Renewal With National Hospital of Huehuetenango

In March, PCI Guatemala signed with the National Hospital of Huehuetenango the renewal of a 10 year lease, free of charge, for the use of the MoH's facility where Casa Materna is housed. We received the support of a Guatemalan Senator who chose to spend Women's International Day with the pregnant women at Casa Materna. [...]

By | 2017-12-06T13:57:22+00:00 April 7th, 2014|Guatemala, Health, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|