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Gala Casino Night for Togo

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The Grand Hotel Malahide

Grove Road

K36 XT65 Malahide

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70% of deaths of people under 70 years in West Africa are caused by diabetes and related non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer and heart complications; more than malaria, HIV, TB, or meningitis. In the West we have treatments for NCDs but in West Africa they have none of these things. They cannot pay for doctors, tests, treatment or hospitalisation – they just die young. Currently, Togo has no trained specialists in Diabetes and Endocrinology. Children with Type 1 Diabetes have a notably precarious existence.

Professor Richard Firth, Consultant Professor in Diabetes and Endocrinology, has been invited by the Ministry of Health in Togo to set up a Centre of Non-Communicable Diseases in a town called Kpalime, near the capital, Lomé. A building has been allocated but it requires complete refurbishment. The challenge is to convert this building into a centre of excellence. It is a solid and tangible project that could have a major impact on diabetes care and education, both locally and throughout Togo. It is a sustainable project as the local hospital will eventually take over its management.

Any funds raised will be entirely and appropriately disbursed. There are no salaries or no administrative costs to this project.

Your support would be greatly appreciated.

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The Grand Hotel Malahide

Grove Road

K36 XT65 Malahide

Ireland

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