Tag Archives: Brother’s Brother Foundation

2012 Year-End Update

Dear Friends, I would like to briefly share some of Better Healthcare for Africa’s 2012 activities and accomplishments, many of which were made possible by your donations. Most notably in 2012, we mourned the passing of Dr. Elizabeth Tarira, an … Continue reading

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St. Albert’s Mission Hospital – Update Dec. 2011

Dr Elizabeth Tarira sent the following message earlier this week from Rome, where she has been for a number of weeks. Dear Friends, Here is a bit of news from your St Albert’s Mission Hospital. Please, do not get frightened 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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Report finds critical shortage of midwives in Zimbabwe

The number of midwives in Zimbabwe’s public sector is down by 80 percent, making it difficult for pregnant woman to find skilled assistance for the delivery of their babies, according to a 12 May 2011 news story by IRIN, 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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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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St. Albert’s as seen by Brother’s Brother Foundation

In December 2010, Dr. Jerry “Chip” Lambert, medical director for Brother’s Brother Foundation, visited several mission hospitals in Zimbabwe and Malawi as an initial step in identifying hospitals that might receive supplies from container shipments that Brother’s Brother is planning … Continue reading

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BHA trip to St. Albert’s 2011 – Feb. 20

Hello friends of BHA! I’d like to share information with you about an upcoming visit to St. Albert’s. I will be leaving February 26 for a nearly two week trip, mainly to visit the hospital, but with other stops along … Continue reading

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