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Hi, Everyone – BHA is a sectarian and nonpolitical organization. At the same time, we want you to know about the current economic, social and political events that affect St. Albert’s Mission Hospital. BHA’s mission is to help St. Albert’s … Continue reading
Hello, BHA supporters – Click here to download a PDF of Christmas 2008 – St. Albert’s Mission Hospital, an accordion-fold book that I made to honor Dr. Elizabeth Tarira. Elizabeth was director of St. Albert’s from 1999 to 2012. I … Continue reading
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
The 9 March 2011 post about cancer care in Zimbabwe has led to a series of interesting comments, many of them relate to cervical and breast cancer. The suffering caused by cervical cancer in Zimbabwe was etched into my mind … Continue reading
For more than thirty years I have been an oncology social worker, and, since 1993, I have also been a woman living with breast cancer. I am the Chief of Oncology Social Work here at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
All three flights – Columbus to Washington, Washington to Addis Ababa, Addis to Harare – went well. As planned, I met Luke Hingson, president of Brother’s Brother Foundation, and Mary Mahlie, executive director and CEO of Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach, … Continue reading