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Archbishop Robert Ndlovu of Zimbabwe's Harare Archdiocese / Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference (ZCBC)

Archbishop in Zimbabwe Urges Faithful to Facilitate Equipping Health Workers During Lent

During this year’s Lenten Season, an Archbishop in Zimbabwe is urging the people of God under his pastoral care to reach out to healthcare workers with essential equipment that can aid their efforts to fight COVID-19 pandemic.

Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle of Ghana's Cape Coast Archdiocese in hospital with COVID-19-related complications. / Courtesy Photo

Hospitalized Ghanaian Archbishop with COVID-19 Seeks Prayers for Patients, Health Workers

The Archbishop of Ghana’s Cape Coast Archdiocese who has confirmed that he is in hospital with COVID-19-related complications has asked for prayers for patients and health workers fighting the pandemic in the West African nation.

Health workers attend to COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit of an isolation and treatment center for those with COVID-19 in Machakos, South of the capital Nairobi, in Kenya. / AP

Bishops in Kenya Fault Government for “leaving health-care workers exposed, vulnerable”

The failure by Kenya’s government to “consistently” support the healthcare system despite availability of funds is a concern for Catholic Bishops in the East African nation who fault the country’s leadership for “leaving health-care workers exposed and vulnerable.”

Members of the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau receiving Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) from the Government of Germany through its Embassy in the country in a bid to support the fight against COVID-19. / German Embassy Kampala/Facebook Page

Over 900 Health Workers in Uganda’s Catholic Health Facilities Get PPEs in COVID-19 Fight

At least 900 health workers serving in dozens of Catholic facilities spread across Uganda have benefitted from Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) from the Government of Germany through its Embassy in the country in a bid to support the fight against COVID-19 in the East African nation, Radio Sapientia reported Wednesday, September 30.