Health

Pro Mujer commemorates 10th anniversary in Jujuy; celebrates renewed alliance with GSK

This week marks 10 years of service in the region of Jujuy, Argentina, and one of the ways we celebrated was to announce our renewed alliance with GSK. Together, Pro Mujer and GSK will join forces once again to tackle chronic diseases such as hypertension, obesity, diabetes, sexual and reproductive health, and breast and cervical…
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Alliance For Global Good Supports Our Health Program In Bolivia

Join us in ringing in the New Year at Pro Mujer! We are celebrating the announcement that we were one of the winners of the Alliance for Global Good’s Innovation Fund Round 2. The Alliance for Global Good fosters solutions to pressing global problems by shaping partnerships between organizations and developing innovative and sustainable programs…
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Pro Mujer and GlaxoSmithKline Celebrate the Power of Women to Transform Generations

By Rebecca Feinberg, Associate Development Manager at Pro Mujer In Argentina, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) joined Pro Mujer to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Rigoberta Menchu Center in the San Francisco neighborhood in Salta. What had formerly been a cramped and ageing space had just gotten a facelift: the center was now doubled in size and…
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Breakthrough in Bolivia: From Detection to Treatment of Precancerous Cervical Lesions

Pro Mujer began offering routine Pap smears when it first opened its health clinic in El Alto, Bolivia, 15 years ago. Now, thanks to obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Victor Conde and Pro Mujer’s preventive health campaign coordinator Gaby Quispe, our El Alto facility is pioneering the use of a test that allows immediate on-site detection of precancerous…
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Addressing Chronic Disease in Latin America: Pro Mujer's Health Pilot Program One Year Later

By Jana Smith, Project Manager, Health and Human Development Services with contributions by Dr. Gabriela Salvador, MD, MPH, Director of Health & Human Development BLOG UPDATE (NOVEMBER 8, 2011) – To listen to Dr. Salvador talk about how Pro Mujer is addressing chronic diseases in Latin America, click here to listen to her on an EarthSky.org podcast.…
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