PinkDrive's new comic part of its grassroots approach to breast cancer awareness
PinkDrive was launched in 2009 with an initial focus on detecting breast cancer. It developed the first mobile mammogram unit to spread the message that "early detection will help prolong a life". Since then it’s grown to three mammogram mobile clinics and an educational unit with six vehicles. PinkDrive recently launched three mobile women’s health units to create awareness, to educate and to offer screening for cervical cancer, as well as a programme to address men’s health issues such as prostate screening and cancer. Two mobile clinics contain a waiting area, mammography suite and an examination area for pap smears. PinkDrive’s work has generated an enormous amount of goodwill as well as public endorsements ranging from the minister of health to sporting celebrities. The Proteas cricket team and their fans wear pink at one-day internationals that are known as Pink Days.
The latest initiative is a comic, Girl Talk, written by Deni Brown and illustrated by Jesse Breytenbach....