Mogadishu, 02 April, 2023 / 8:20 pm (ACI Africa).
Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, is partnering with Mater Private Network, an Ireland-based private hospital, to continue facilitating healthcare for the people of God in Somalia in view of saving lives.
Described as “a national leader for heart and cancer specialties in particular”, Mater Private Network has organized a golf event to fundraise for Trocaire’s healthcare initiatives in Horn of Africa nation.
“All proceeds raised will be used to support Trócaire’s life-changing healthcare projects in Somalia. To have support from this event means so much to us and literally will save lives,” Trócaire officials say in a Tuesday, March 28 report.
They add, “The money raised will go directly to Trócaire’s health work in Somalia where Trócaire runs the main healthcare and hospital support system available to people in the Gedo region – an area similar in size to Ireland.”
Trócaire officials say that the entity’s health facilities in Gedo region including four hospitals, five health centers, three centres for treating Tuberculosis (TB), eleven primary health units and seven mobile clinics are supporting severely malnourished children and pregnant women.