BVGH’s African Access Initiative Featured at Biden Cancer Summit


SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BIO
Ventures for Global Health (BVGH)
was featured at last week’s Biden
Cancer Summit
, hosted by Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill
Biden, for its commitment to addressing Africa’s long under-recognized cancer
epidemic
through its African
Access Initiative (AAI)
.

Facts about cancer in Africa were highlighted by BVGH President,
Jennifer Dent, who spoke at the Summit:

  • African women with breast cancer have poor outcomes due to the fact
    that they present younger and often too late; have more deadly tumor
    types; and do not have access to lifesaving breast cancer medicines.
  • Men of African descent are disproportionately affected by prostate

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