Category Archives: Visits to the hospital

First-time visit to St. Albert’s Mission Hospital

Dr. Lowell Schnipper and I visited St. Albert’s in late July and early August 2016, mainly to learn more about the needs of the hospital’s cervical-cancer prevention program. Dr. Schnipper is an oncologist with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 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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Three Nurse Practitioners-In-Training Visit St. Albert’s

Hi, Everyone, In late May 2013, three young women – Maki Matsumura, Kelsey Lynd and Tracy Powell – who were graduates of the Yale nursing program and had completed their first year of training as nurse practitioners at Yale visited … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe visit – March 2013

Hi, Everyone, Much is going on at BHA behind the scenes, and it  has kept me away for too long. Following is a brief summary of a two-week trip to Zimbabwe  that ended March 28. The trip’s accomplishments include the … Continue reading

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Closing the Case of the Customized Bags

Readers may recall that when Luke Hingson, president of Brother’s Brother Foundation, Mary Mahlie, CEO of Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach, and I arrived in Harare on Feb. 27th, three bags of donated medical supplies we’d brought with us were detained … Continue reading

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March 9 — Cancer Care in Zimbabwe

I’ve paid extra attention to the subject of cancer care during this visit to Zimbabwe. Economic conditions have improved in the country since my 2009 visit. The economy has stabilized somewhat, the shops have food for those with the U.S. … Continue reading

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Saturday, March 5

Today I accompanied Julia on her rounds through the Men’s Ward, then we walked to the agricultural and water projects. Overall, the hospital has many burn cases, many related to tobacco growing and curing. Also there are broken or crushed … Continue reading

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St. Albert’s – Friday March 4

Last Friday morning after publishing the previous post (thanks to a close friend of Elizabeth who has friend with a wireless connection) we started for St. Albert’s, stopping first at a Bon Marche supermarket for bread and other groceries to … Continue reading

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On the road – Monday 28 Feb. through 2 March 2011

Note to all: It is Friday morning, March 4th. We had our meeting with ZACH yesterday,  Luke and Mary traveled east to Nyadire where they will be until the weekend. I am in Harare now with Elizabeth and will leave … Continue reading

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Hello from Harare – Sunday, 27 February 2011

All three flights – Columbus to Washington, Washington to Addis Ababa, Addis to Harare – went well. As planned, I met Luke Hingson, president of Brother’s Brother Foundation, and Mary Mahlie, executive director and CEO of Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach, … Continue reading

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