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Photos: Bushes renovate Zambian clinic

Published 6:19 PM ET, Mon July 1, 2013
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For two days, former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush worked alongside Zambians, U.S. embassy officials and the Bush Institute staff to renovate the Mosi Oa Tuny Clinic. It will serve as a cervical cancer screening and treatment center in Livingstone, Zambia, continuing the global health initiative at the George W. Bush Institute. Above, Bush does some touch-up work. Click through the gallery for more pictures from their June 29-30 visit: Paul Morse for the George W. Bush Presidential Center
This is the second time the Bushes came to Zambia on a health mission. Last July, they renovated and opened the NguNgu Health Center in Kabwe, Zambia. Paul Morse for the George W. Bush Presidential Center
Bush visits the Cathedral of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Livingstone. Paul Morse for the George W. Bush Presidential Center
The project is in direct support of the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon partnership, which combats cervical and breast cancer in the developing world. It's spearheaded by the Bush Institute, PEPFAR, UNAIDS and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, along with other private and public partners. Paul Morse for the George W. Bush Presidential Center
The clinic in Livingstone was scheduled to open to the public on Monday, July 1. Paul Morse for the George W. Bush Presidential Center
Laura Bush pauses at the Mosi Oa Tuny Clinic. Paul Morse for the George W. Bush Presidential Center
George W. Bush does some painting during renovations. Paul Morse for the George W. Bush Presidential Center
After their trip to Zambia, the Bushes will travel to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to host the Bush Institute's African First Ladies Summit. The theme is "Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa." Paul Morse for the George W. Bush Presidential Center