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Thank you from St. Albert’s

Hi, Everyone – On 13 April, 2018, BHA received the email below from Dr. Musariri thanking BHA and its friends for the $5,000 sent to help the hospital meet a critical shortage of basic drugs and supplies. And we want … Continue reading

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An Urgent Request for Help

Hello, Everyone – On 22 March 2018, BHA received an email from Dr. Musariri, the director of St. Albert’s Mission Hospital, asking for help in the purchase of critically needed drugs and supplies. We sent an email to BHA supporters … Continue reading

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2017 Year End Report

Dear Friends, Your donations to BHA help St. Albert’s Mission Hospital to remain open and to provide medical care to the 120,000 people in its impoverished rural district and others who come from as far away as Harare and Mozambique. … Continue reading

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St. Albert’s sees improvements thanks to Zimbabwe government

Last year, the Zimbabwe Ministry of Finance, working with the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, offered competitive grants to improve certain hospitals, and St Albert’s was one of the few hospitals to receive one. The funding provided a comprehensive face … Continue reading

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Please help BHA Purchase an Anesthesia Machine for St. Albert’s

Dear Friends, St. Albert’s Mission Hospital needs a new machine to deliver anesthesia for surgeries, and we need your help to purchase it. Better Healthcare for Africa can purchase a refurbished anesthesia machine through Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) for $3,500. Your … Continue reading

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AIDS Stigma in Zimbabwe

I recently asked a physician in Zimbabwe by email whether stigma is still a problem for people with HIV/AIDS. Here is his reply: Yes, in some sections stigma remains a big problem for people with HIV/AIDS, especially low-income working-class people … Continue reading

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From Abby: Difficult News

I have some sad news to share…after much deliberation and talking back and forth with Dr. Tarira, we have all decided that my trip to Zimbabwe planned for this spring would simply not be a safe venture.  

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From Abby: A Few Setbacks

Hi everyone…hope your January is going well.  I am hesitant to write this posting, as many things about my trip to St. Albert’s have suddenly become very uncertain.  Rather than wait until I have more concrete information, however, I wanted … Continue reading

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From Abby: Happy New Year!

Happy 2011, everyone!  I thought I’d start out the new year by giving you a little more background on me and my experiences in the world of global health.  I’m a 4th year medical student at Ohio State this year, … Continue reading

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Abby at St. Albert’s—Dec. 1, 2010

Welcome to my “Abby at St. Albert’s” blog!  This is my first foray into the blogger’s world, so please bear with me as I learn the ropes.  My name is Abby Davids, and I’m a fourth year medical student at … Continue reading

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