A Diabetes Clinic Inaugurated in Egypt
Mario Carotenuto, the Sovereign Order of Malta’s ambassador to Egypt, has inaugurated a clinic for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes in Shoubra (Cairo). The new facility can see some 2000 of the most needy and disadvantaged people in the Egyptian capital every month.
The clinic’s premises have been made available by the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd thanks to a partnership agreement with the Order’s embassy.
This project was also based on the humanitarian cooperation between the Order and the Republic of China (Taiwan), involving the acquisition of a colour ultrasound, indispensable for making a precise diagnosis on the damages caused by diabetes. This modern diagnostic tool is also equipped with an echocardiogram probe.
The clinic, named after Blessed Gerard, the Order’s founder, offers our embassy a new and significant opportunity to develop its healthcare and social initiatives in Egypt.