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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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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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2012 Goal: Help Prevent Cervical Cancer in Zimbabwe

This year, Better Healthcare for Africa is working with clinical collaborators at Harvard Medical School and at St. Albert’s and other hospitals in Zimbabwe to help prevent cervical cancer. Together, we are developing, and will seek funding for, an initiative … 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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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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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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