Dr. Hazel Barbara Mubako nee Christie regarded by the pet title Peggy was born in Rosetta District, St. D’Acre, situated in The Dry Harbour Mountains of, St. Ann Jamaica West Indies, to Caroline nee Gooden and David Christie. In her early a long time she attended the Charlton Main College in Alexandria St. Ann, and later on joined the initially batch of women at the Holmwood Complex Substantial College in 1961. At Holmwood she was a sporting activities fanatic earning many medals in athletics. Hazel was an avid reader, a gardener, and she enjoyed sewing and cooking much of which was taught by her mom.

She migrated to England in 1966 and analyzed as a registered nurse at the Dreadnought Seamens Hospital. She met her husband Ambassador Simbi Mubako in 1968, even though he was studying regulation at the London Faculty of Economics, and they were being united in marriage in 1970.

In the upcoming yr she migrated to Zambia to be a part of her partner who grew to become a lecturer in Laws at the College of Zambia. Hazel registered for a science diploma and graduated with honors. In 1976 the pair moved to the University Of Southampton, England, where Hazel was to examine medication when her partner was instructing Law at the exact University. By that time she was a mom of a few small children. Irrespective of her loved ones duties she managed to qualify as physician in report time.

In 1980 the few moved to Zimbabwe wherever her husband was appointed a cupboard minister by President Robert Mugabe as the region attained its independence, and he served as a minister for 10 decades assuming various diverse positions which includes Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and Minister of House Affairs. He also served as choose of the Superior Court. Dr. Simbi Mubako was appointed Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to the United States by President Robert Mugabe in 1999. The Mubako’s then moved temporarily to the United States in 1999 and Dr. Hazel was a United Nations inspecting health practitioner as she served with her spouse through his 5 12 months tenure as ambassador.

She devoted her afterwards a long time to combating AIDS and labored at the Disaster Centre with sufferers affected by HIV, girls in crisis, and rape victims. Dr Hazel is properly acknowledged as “Mother and Health practitioner” to a lot of.

Dr. Hazel Barbara Mubako shed her battle to breast most cancers on the Could 27, 2013, at Westend Clinic in Harare Zimbabwe. She was 65. Dr Hazel was laid to relaxation at Glen Forest Countrywide Park Zimbabwe. Her funeral service was nicely represented by the Vice-President and many federal government ministers, members of the United Nations, colleagues in the clinical fraternity, several of her former people, customers of the Zimbabwe African Nationwide Union- Patriot Front (ZANU-PF), family members and a number of buddies. Messages of help also came from a lot of other institutions together with, the neighborhood West Indian Group Ambassadors and employees of Zimbabwe Embassies in Russia, Sweden, South Sudan and Belgium Vice Chancellor and Law faculty, Midlands State University and Harare intercontinental Competition of Arts (HIFA).

She is survived by her husband, Professor- Justice Dr. Simbi Mubako, 3 sons Takawira, Pfumo, Pepukai and a daughter Revai, grand young children, brothers, sisters other family and good friends. Dr. Hazel Mubako, an African born in Jamaica, like several other people, produced a hyperlink with the continent from which the ancestors came leaving an indelible mark. It is very best mentioned in the terms of acting Vice President Joyce Mujuru,”the region shared the grief with the Mubako loved ones as Dr. Hazel Mubako contributed immensely to the development of the health-related sector in the region”. We honour her memory and the great importance of the portrayal of a positive linkage, impression and ideas of Africa by Jamaica, the broader Caribbean and the Globe.