Tag Archives: home-based care

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

Posted in Life in Zimbabwe | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Visits to the hospital | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Activities | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Visits to the hospital | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment