Grounds for Health Staff

In Memoriam: Dr. Francis Fote

We’d like to take a moment to honor and remember Grounds for Health co-founder Dr. Francis Fote. Without the vision of Dr. Fote and fellow founder Dan Cox, tens of thousands of women never would have received life-saving care. FOTE – Dr. Francis Anthony Passed away peacefully on August 8, 2015. Francis was born in...
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Grounds for Health Helps Launch Global Initiative to Protect All Women from Cervical Cancer

Grounds for Health CEO Guy Stallworthy recently returned from London, where he attended the Cervical Cancer Action conference, Investing in Cervical Cancer Prevention 2015-2020: Saving Lives Now! Grounds for Health joined government leaders and representatives from the World Health Organization and other United Nations Agencies, global philanthropies, international non-profits and vaccine and medical diagnostic companies to help...
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Penny per Pound Program Launches

“We strongly support programs that provide better opportunities throughout the supply chain for women,” says David Griswold, president of Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers. “This project will make a strong positive impact on women at origin, and we’re happy to be part of it.”
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Grounds for Health to Receive $18K Grant from JavaJog 2015

Earlier this year on a brisk morning in April, over 200 women and men laced up their shoes to run the third annual JavaJog for a Cause, which combines fun, fitness and philanthropy to raise money and awareness for women in the coffee industry. The cause this year was women in Ethiopia and Grounds for Health was...
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Progress Report: Focus On Scale Paying Dividends

When Grounds for Health’s current program year (PY2014-15) began in October 2014, the entire team—from the Board of Directors to the staff on the ground—rallied around a common goal: to focus on scaling our programs in order to reach more women with our screening and treatment services. After three quarters of our program year, this emphasis...
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Grounds for Health Signs Strategic Partnership with Speciality Coffee Association of Europe

  Agreement signals importance of women’s health to coffee supply chain resiliency. Gothenburg, Sweden – Grounds for Health, an international non-governmental organization dedicated to prevention of cervical cancer in developing countries, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE).    The agreement aims to improve the...
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Grounds for Health Expands Service Delivery to Cut Flower Value Chain

Partnership with Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Reaches Women as part of its Fit for Work Program at Sher Ethiopia Grounds for Health, an international non-governmental organization dedicated to prevention of  ocervical cancer in developing countries, today announced  the completion of its first cervical cancer screening and treatment campaign at Sher Ethiopia, one of the largest...
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