STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE Speaker

In the Parliament of Malta Speaker inaugurate the photo exhibition ‘Faces of Hope on the HopeXChange Medical Center, hospital Maltese f’Kumasi, Ghana

In Parliament Speaker Angelo Farrugia Malta inaugurated the photographic exhibition Faces of Hope on HopeXChange Medical Center, the hospital Maltese f’Kumasi, in Ghana.

Speech of the occasion, the Speaker praised the care of the couple Mario and Anna Cappello, that within the Institute for World Evangelisation (ICPE, started work in 1985 led to construct the Maltese hospital f’Kumasi . This was made possible by a grant of land from the diocese of Kumasi, contribution of the Vatican City State and so generous grants Maltese and Gozitans.

The hospital building was completed in 2008 and today, the HopeXChange f’Kumasi Medical Center considered as a medical center of excellence both in Ghana and in that part of Africa (Sub-Sahara). Among other things, this hospital provides care for childhood diseases, eye diseases, breast cancer, facial malformations, and HIV infection Aids and malaria.

Today, a number of university medical teaching centers from various countries are supporting the work of the medical center f’Kumasi with doctors and specialists from the United States of America, Germany, Italy and Switzerland serving there and treat patients in Ghana.

The Maltese Government is also assisting Ghana Mission Foundation, to take care of the care services provided by the hospital f’Kumasi.

The Speaker expressed his view that the University of Malta joins other foreign institutions offering scholarships to nationals from Ghana to pursue study at the Medical Malta School. He also encouraged Maltese doctors and paramedics to offer their services for such studies f’Kumasi medical center. Angelo Farrugia said that when giving his time as holy f’opra this, going back jintraddlu by far because it is helping the poor and the sick to live in dignity.

Finally, the Speaker urged the Maltese and Gozitan people to continue to support the mission of the Ghana Mission Foundation in its work for the poor and sick people in the world with generous grants.

The public can visit the exhibition in the Parliament of Malta until Tuesday, 3 April 2019, Monday to Friday, between 09.00 am and 18.00 pm, and Saturday and Sunday, between 09.00 am and the nofsiegha (12:30).

Source: Government of Malta