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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 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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Challenge for Ethiopia Announced

IMMEDIATE RELEASE COFFEE COMPANIES CHALLENGED TO RAISE $200,000 FOR ETHIOPIA Public-private initiative to match all funds, potentially raising $400,000 for cervical cancer prevention in Ethiopia USA Coffee Companies: You have a unique opportunity to directly give back to the birthplace of coffee. When you donate to Grounds for Health’s cervical cancer prevention programs in Ethiopia,...
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Excitement over New Executive Director, Celebration for Retiring Leader

IMMEDIATE RELEASE GROUNDS FOR HEALTH APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CELEBRATES RETIRING LEADER Guy Stallworthy from Gates Foundation Replaces Retiring Executive Director August Burns Waterbury, VT (Marketwired) / The Board of Directors of Grounds for Health, an NGO dedicated to creating sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention and treatment programs in coffee-growing communities, announced today that...
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Grounds for Health Tapped for World Health Organization Advisory Panel

Waterbury, VT – The executive director of the Waterbury-based international non-profit Grounds for Health has been asked to join a Technical Advisory Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO). The invitation is to participate in updating “The Pink Book” which outlines international guidelines for cervical cancer prevention. August Burns, MPH, CM, PA was invited by the WHO to join a panel of world experts based on Grounds for Health’s 16 years of experience creating cervical cancer prevention, screening and training programs in coffee-growing communities.

Coffee with a Cause: Coffee Auction Raises $100k

IMMEDIATE RELEASE COFFEE WITH A CAUSE: GREEN COFFEE AUCTION RAISES $100K TO SAVE LIVES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Non-profit Grounds for Health benefits from online event to continue its mission of preventing cervical cancer in coffee-growing communities. Waterbury, VT (June, 2012) – Now in its fourth year, the annual Grounds for Health Green Coffee Auction raised...
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ECOM and Grounds for Health team up to fight cervical cancer

IMMEDIATE RELEASE ECOM FOUNDATION AND NON-PROFIT TEAM UP TO FIGHT CERVICAL CANCER ECOM Foundation awards Grounds for Health with a two-year $75,000 grant to deepen current prevention programs in Nicaragua and establish new programs in Peru. Waterbury, VT  – The ECOM Foundation has awarded Grounds for Health a two-year $75,000 grant to bolster its work...
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GFH Awarded $900,000 Grant from GMCR during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

GROUNDS FOR HEALTH AWARDED $900,000 GRANT FROM GREEN MOUNTAIN COFFEE ROASTERS, INC. TO TACKLE CERVICAL CANCER IN COFFEE-GROWING REGIONS  Non-profit expands sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month January 17, 2012 — WATERBURY, Vt. – Grounds for Health, a Vermont-based non-profit that establishes sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention and treatment...
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