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Zimbabwe’s Doctors Strike Makes Mission Hospital a ‘Last Port of Hope’ 

Darlington Handerson, 39, has been waiting for more than two weeks at Karanda Mission Hospital for treatment of a broken hip. (Columbus Mavhunga/VOA)

With no end in sight to the Zimbabwe doctors strike over salaries and poor working conditions, desperate patients have looked to church-run mission hospitals for much-needed health care.

One such facility, Karanda Mission Hospital, about 200 kilometers north of Harare, is overwhelmed by patients seeking treatment.

Darlington Handerson, 39, has been waiting for more than two weeks at Karanda Mission Hospital for treatment of a broken hip. (Columbus Mavhunga/VOA)

This Evangelical Church-run hospital was established in the 1960s to cater for patients in the Mount read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com