Tag Archives: orphans

Construction of two-room houses for child-headed households by Muvonde Mission Hospital

Muvonde Mission Hospital has built 36 two-room houses for the poorest of full orphans who are struggling to survive after the death of their parents, often from AIDS. The first three photos in the slideshow below are examples of houses … Continue reading

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Leading Health Problems Around St. Albert’s

A village on the escarpment near St. Albert’s Mission Hospital Abby Norris Turner, PhD, is a public health researcher in Ohio State University’s Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, who has conducted research in Zimbabwe since 1999. Her … Continue reading

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Put Those Free World Maps to Use

    Do you, like us, occasionally receive free world maps in the mail as part of a donation drive by Doctors Without Borders and other NGOs? If you are looking for a use for these little gems, here’s a thought: Put them … 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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Visit to St. Albert’s, March 2009

I visited St. Albert’s for two weeks this year beginning March 1st. I spent the first week traveling with Melania Nyamukuwa, director of the hospital’s orphan, home-based care, and counseling and testing programs. The orphan program matches children who have … Continue reading

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