As the Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc and take lives with now Ireland and the European continent suffering heaviest from it, the good that local based charity Crosscause has brought to needy parts of the world continues.

It is just after opening a new eye clinic in Ghana to provide a much needed facility and offer treatments and eye services in respect of which this part of West Africa lagged badly behind western society.

The charity has built a brand new building to house the clinic with medical equipment including three eye microscopes obtained from the Mater hospital, two for use in the clinic, and one donated to a different clinic.

The clinic will enable cataract removals to be undertaken and the distribution of glasses and medicine from it.

The location of the clinic will reduce the distance that those in the Volta region where it is based will have to travel to avail of the services.

The cost of the construction of the clinic was met by Crosscause’s Italian partners.

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