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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Chronic Diseases in Latin American Are Entirely Preventable Through Behavior Change

The Huffington Post Impact section published and Op-Ed written by our President and CEO Rosario Perez about Pro Mujer’s new and unique health program promoting healthy behavoir among our clients in Latin America. The article is part of a series of Op-Eds produced by the Clinton Global Initiative for its CGI Latin America 2013 summit…
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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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17 Years Changing The Lives Of Thousands Of Women In Nicaragua

Pro Mujer in Nicaragua is celebrating its 17th anniversary this month after starting operations on July 31st 1996 thanks to the dream of their cofounders, Lynne Patterson and Carmen Velasco. Today, Pro Mujer in Nicaragua helps almost 53 thousand women throughout the country, and because of their effort and their will to improving their lives,…
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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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The New "Club de la Salud" in Peru

By Laura Rosalyn Messing , Pro Mujer intern. The inauguration of the Club de la Salud last week in Puno was a great success. Pro Mujer clients, known as socias, employees and managers all celebrated the launch of a new way to keep themselves and their families healthy. The Club de la Salud provides a packet…
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