I’m happy to announce that the African model(s) for capacity building in women’s cancer care in fragile, conflict-impacted ecosystems  has now been published in a special online issue of the ecancer medical science journal.  We appreciate the submission of manuscripts from our Friends of Africa team: Dr. Groesbeck Parham, Dr. Michael Hicks and Dr. Ronda Henry-Tillman. We also appreciate…

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Today, Concordia is proud to announce the appointment of Dikembe Mutombo to its Leadership Council. Mutombo’s 18-year NBA career—during which he was an eight-time All-Star and a four-time recipient of the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award—has made him a perennial fixture in professional sports. In 2015, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial…

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) – NBA Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo provided hundreds of meals Monday for frontline health care workers at three Georgia hospitals, including Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Hundreds of lunches and dinners were brought to Phoebe health care workers by the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation. Mutombo also personally gave meals to hospital nurses in Atlanta…

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I moderated a wonderful conversation this morning between the Constituency for Africa (CFA), in partnership with Harvard University, and Dr. John Nkengasong, the Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discussing the impact that COVID-19 is having in Africa, and the role of the Diaspora in responding.  Dr. Nkengasong outlined in detail…

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