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Minister Barry Andrews Visits Education & Research Centre, Beaumont Hospital

08 February 2010

Mr. Barry Andrews, Minister for Children & Youth Affairs visited the Education & Research Centre in BeaumontHospital to promote Awareness of Alpha 1 Antitrypsin deficiency, a genetic disorder that is passed from parents to their children through their genes.   This condition may result in serious lung and/or liver disease at various ages in life. 

 

Pictured L-R is Mr. Barry Andrews, Minister for Children & Youth Affairs meeting Catherine O’Connor, C.E.O of Alpha 1 at the Education & Research Centre, Beaumont Hospital