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Please Help St. Albert’s Mission Hospital Meet Three Critical Needs

Donations are needed to help the hospital meet these needs Purchase needed supplies, including suture material, injectable drugs, sterile and latex gloves, and pain relievers for women recovering from cesarean section. Purchase items for food packets the hospital gives to … Continue reading

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Broken Anesthesia Machine Makes Surgery Impossible at St. Albert’s, Other Hospitals

I received the email below two days ago (Wednesday) from St. Albert’s Director Julia about the lack of working anesthesia machines at St Albert’s and other hospitals. We can only imagine the suffering of women around Zimbabwe who need caesareans … Continue reading

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Thank you from St. Albert’s

Hi, Everyone – On 13 April, 2018, BHA received the email below from Dr. Musariri thanking BHA and its friends for the $5,000 sent to help the hospital meet a critical shortage of basic drugs and supplies. And we want … Continue reading

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An Urgent Request for Help

Hello, Everyone – On 22 March 2018, BHA received an email from Dr. Musariri, the director of St. Albert’s Mission Hospital, asking for help in the purchase of critically needed drugs and supplies. We sent an email to BHA supporters … Continue reading

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2017 Year End Report

Dear Friends, Your donations to BHA help St. Albert’s Mission Hospital to remain open and to provide medical care to the 120,000 people in its impoverished rural district and others who come from as far away as Harare and Mozambique. … 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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Please help BHA Purchase an Anesthesia Machine for St. Albert’s

Dear Friends, St. Albert’s Mission Hospital needs a new machine to deliver anesthesia for surgeries, and we need your help to purchase it. Better Healthcare for Africa can purchase a refurbished anesthesia machine through Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) for $3,500. Your … Continue reading

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AIDS Stigma in Zimbabwe

I recently asked a physician in Zimbabwe by email whether stigma is still a problem for people with HIV/AIDS. Here is his reply: Yes, in some sections stigma remains a big problem for people with HIV/AIDS, especially low-income working-class people … Continue reading

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From Abby: Difficult News

I have some sad news to share…after much deliberation and talking back and forth with Dr. Tarira, we have all decided that my trip to Zimbabwe planned for this spring would simply not be a safe venture.  

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From Abby: A Few Setbacks

Hi everyone…hope your January is going well.  I am hesitant to write this posting, as many things about my trip to St. Albert’s have suddenly become very uncertain.  Rather than wait until I have more concrete information, however, I wanted … Continue reading

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