Category Archives: Life in Zimbabwe

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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Breast Cancer in Zimbabwe

A post of mine about cancer care available in Zimbabwe following my March 2011 trip led to interesting comments from readers that focused mainly on the problem of cervical cancer. Is breast cancer also a problem in Zimbabwe? For example:  What … Continue reading

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March 8 – Zimbabwe Premier of iThemba

iThemba means “hope” in Ndebele, one of two major languages spoken in Zimbabwe, and it is the title a new documentary film by Elinor Burkett and Errol Webber. With wonderful good humor, it tells the story of five talented secondary-school … Continue reading

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Life in Zimbabwe: Jess Cosby’s blog

A friend recently told me about a blog kept by Jess Cosby, a young British nurse who specializes in tropical nursing and in caring for people with HIV/AIDS. She worked as a surgical nurse in Gambia and Sierra Leone, earned … Continue reading

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