Category Archives: Education

“Understanding Cancer” Workshops a Success

In an earlier post, I described preparations for two “Understanding Cancer” workshops at St. Albert’s Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe Nov. 10 and 11. I worked with Dr. Julia Musariri, the director of St. Albert’s, and with Dr. Stanely Tapesana, one … Continue reading

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Cancer Education at a Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe

Hello, Everyone – I am writing to you from St. Albert’s Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe. The hospital is located in a rural area 120 miles north of the capital city Harare. I am in second and final week here, and … Continue reading

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Visit to St. Albert’s by critical-care pediatrician

Hello, Everyone, I want to director your attention to a new page on the site that describes a visit to St. Albert’s in March 2015 by Dr Rasika Venkatraman, a young doctor then completing her fellowship in pediatric clinical care … Continue reading

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World Cancer Day is 4 Februrary

Hi, Everyone, The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), recognizes 4 February each year as World Cancer Day. Some quick facts about cancer … Continue reading

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Producing clear patient-education materials

Hi, Everyone, I became aware of this information through the LinkedIn networking site, and I thought I’d pass it along. These three websites might be very helpful if you are producing health, medical or prevention information for low-literacy readers. The … Continue reading

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