Name: Michael Mansfield
Designation: Emeritus Professor
Academic Unit: Physics
Lecturer and Associate Professor, UCC Physics Dept. 1978-2008.
Emeritus Professor 2008 -present.
Chairman Cork Singida Partnership
The Cork Singida Partnership supports development projects in the Singida region of Tanzania, in particular for Makiungu Hospital The website https://www.ucc.ie/en/singida (soon to be updated) describes the partnership.
Funds are provided by about 100 UCC staff who have a total of about 1900 per month deducted from their salaries. As a registered charity the Partnership claims back tax paid on donations.
Projects supported in the past year have been the provision of a new incinerator for the hospital, funds to provide equipment for Laboratory, Theatre and Physiotherapy and funds to provide capacity building for a new management team.