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’30 years to the day that I sang for Ireland in Eurovision, I was diagnosed with MND’ – Former contestant who competed against Celine Dion

Roy Taylor Roy Taylor ’30 years to the day that I sang for Ireland in Eurovision, I was diagnosed with MND’ – Former contestant who competed against Celine Dion Independent.ie Roy Taylor, who represented Ireland in the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest, was diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease last year. Next month is National Awareness Month… Read More »

Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »