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Autoclave purchased for Muvonde Mission Hospital

Better Healthcare for Africa (BHA) has purchased a large autoclavethat has been desperately needed by Muvonde Hospital (also called Driefontein Mission Hospital) to sterilize surgical instruments and other items needed for surgery. Muvonde Hospital is located 120 miles south of … Continue reading

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A Container of Medical Supplies for St. Albert’s

In early July, the 590’ cargo ship Maersky Visby left Baltimore’s Seagirt Terminal carrying a 40-foot container destined for St. Albert’s Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe. The container was shipped by Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF), with a support from Better Healthcare for … Continue reading

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The Story of the Pediatric Wheelchairs

Occasionally we are in the right place at the right time with the right people. This time, that place for me was on the phone with Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF). The opportunity resulted in a donation of five specialized pediatric … Continue reading

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St. Albert’s Mission Hospital Requests Help Purchasing Midwifery Teaching Aids

St. Albert’s Mission Hospital director Dr. Elizabeth Tarira has requested help obtaining teaching aids for a new midwifery training program for nurses. Dr. Tarira notes that most of the needed items are unavailable in Zimbabwe and must be purchased abroad … Continue reading

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Put Those Free World Maps to Use

    Do you, like us, occasionally receive free world maps in the mail as part of a donation drive by Doctors Without Borders and other NGOs? If you are looking for a use for these little gems, here’s a thought: Put them … Continue reading

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St. Albert’s Mission Hospital Travels to the St. Louis College of Pharmacy

On Nov. 4th and 5th 2009, Darrell Ward gave two presentations about St. Albert’s Mission Hospital to students at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy in St. Louis, Mo. The talk and slide presentation, “Zimbabwe in Crisis: St. Albert’s Mission … Continue reading

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