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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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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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March 9 — Cancer Care in Zimbabwe

I’ve paid extra attention to the subject of cancer care during this visit to Zimbabwe. Economic conditions have improved in the country since my 2009 visit. The economy has stabilized somewhat, the shops have food for those with the U.S. … Continue reading

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