Dr Frank Dobbs with staff at the Martha Clinic during training sessions he ran in Yei in 2013. He will return to the clinic in January.
Agherton parishioner and family doctor Dr Frank Dobbs will make a third trip to Connor’s partner diocese of Yei, South Sudan, in January.
Frank, a Connor Diocesan Lay Reader, will travel with Jenny Smyth, CMS Ireland Partnership co-ordinator, the Rev Arthur Young and Naomi Kumar, Youth Alpha, both from Kill O’ the Grange Parish, Dublin.
They will be in Africa from January 8-18, and Frank will have teaching input at the Martha Clinic and will attend the reopening of the Bishop Allison Theological College which is being relocated to Yei after many years in Arua, Uganda.
The group will see the development of the new church secondary school – Immanuel Model Senior Secondary School – which will have its second intake of students in January, and they will also take part in a diocesan youth conference.
Frank first travelled to Yei in March 2010, when he visited local health centres in Lainya, Roronyo and travelled with the mobile clinic which visits outlying villages each day.
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