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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 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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“Living With Breast Cancer” Tribute to Dr. Elizabeth Tarira

Hello, Everyone, Please read the tribute to Dr. Elizabeth Tarira on Living with Breast Cancer, a blog written by Hester Hill Schnipper, program manager for Oncology Social Work at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Hester is a breast cancer survivor who … Continue reading

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In Honor of Dr. Elizabeth Tarira, 1951-2012

(Read this tribute with more about Dr. Tarira’s life.) On the morning of July 23, Dr. Elizabeth Tarira, director of St. Albert’s Mission Hospital, died after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. Dr. Tarira was a tireless force for good … Continue reading

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Cancer in Zimbabwe: Elizabeth’s breast cancer returns; she asks for your spiritual support

Rome 21st June 2011 Dearest Friends, God has always good plans for each and every one of us.  Greetings from Rome! Some of you have been following my breast-cancer illness for many years now, so I have to give you … 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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Why St. Albert’s?

Visitors new to our blog may wonder why we’ve chosen to support St. Albert’s Mission Hospital and its doctors and staff. The reason is straight forward: Drs. Elizabeth Tarira, Neela Naha and Julia Musariri, along with staff such as Melania … 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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Elizabeth Tarira heads new health commission

In May, Elizabeth Tarira, MD, MPH, director of St. Albert’s Mission Hospital, was appointed the first director of the Health Commission of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference. The new commission oversees the operation of Zimbabwe’s 51 Catholic mission hospitals and … Continue reading

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