There are over 300 million people in the world suffering from over 6000 identified rare diseases – European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS).
“This is yet another example of the many ‘accidental cruelties’ of the direct provision system. Nobody means to do harm and everybody does their job, sort of, but things seem to happen to persons in direct provision that don’t happen to other people because it’s a system without a heart.”
Former director of the bishops' Refugee and Migrant project warns that enforced idleness is unnatural and corrosive of dignity; people need to be allowed to work.
‘Nurtured with Love’ shows Sr Patricia Speight from Belfast ministering at a centre which provides care and support for hundreds of HIV/AIDS patients.
Crisis of leadership and income inequalities are among key issues under discussion at this year’s gathering of the world’s political and business elite.