Two exhibitions by Prof Afif EL-Khuffash launch in Waterford

1 October – 31 October 2023

‘We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Waterford’ in partnership with Réalta/Waterford Healing Arts present two exhibitions by Neonatologist and Artist, Prof Afif EL-Khuffash. The exhibitions launch in two locations across Waterford in celebration of National Breastfeeding Week 2023.

For the month of October, both University Hospital Waterford and the Central Library in Waterford City will host exhibitions of Prof EL-Khuffash’s artwork. His digital art is typically vibrant and colourful in nature.

Prof EL-Khuffash is a Consultant Neonatologist & Paediatrician at the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, and a Full Professor of Paediatrics at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He is also a board-certified lactation consultant and a digital artist. He has over 20 years of experience in newborn care and has considerable knowledge of breast-feeding medicine and experience in providing antenatal and postnatal feeding advice and support to new mothers.

Waterford Healing Arts brings arts experiences – music, visual art, creative writing and storytelling – to the bedside of patients at University Hospital Waterford (UHW) and other healthcare settings. This extensive arts and health programme is part of Réalta, the National Body for Arts + Health in Ireland.  Réalta is core funded by the Arts Council and the HSE.