Tag Results for "Peru"
Yoni's tiny home lies deep in a barrio on the outskirts of Cusco. The neighborhood is nothing like the historic, romantic Cusco that tourists admire. There are no Inca foundations here. Just rows of adjoining, homemade adobe brick buildings descending down from the paved street - a maze of dirt roads that follow the contour of the surrounding… More
NCC and BD to Implement Cervical Cancer Detection Program in Peru
Raleigh, North Carolina, - February 4, 2011 - The National Cancer Coalition (NCC) and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, are pleased to announce the implementation of a cervical cancer early detection program to benefit 75,000 underserved women in Peru. With a goal to… More
NCC and Wyeth Donation to Assist Cancer Patients in Latin America
The National Cancer Coalition (NCC) and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (Wyeth) are pleased to announce a pilot program to assist cancer patients in Latin America with donations of Wyeth’s cancer-related medicines Mylotarg(TM) (gemtuzumab ozogamicin for injection) and Neumega(TM) (oprelvekin). United States Ambassador Michael McKinley and the Peruvian… More
President’s Reflection: A world free of cervical cancer is possible.
Cervical cancer kills more than 275,000 women every year. Deaths are on the rise, not the decline. And more than 95% of these deaths expected to occur in low- and middle- income countries. Yet, these deaths are almost entirely preventable—vaccines, screening and treatment options… More