by Brad Crittenden | Feb 28, 2022 | Awareness, Events
We still live in a world where there are over 300 million people living with over 6,000 rare diseases. That’s enough to populate the 3rd largest country in the world. We have the tools to diagnose them quicker, but we aren’t doing it.
by Brad Crittenden | Mar 5, 2019 | News
In recognition of Rare Disease Day, Audentes Therapeutics announces their new “Be Bold for Courageous Patients” program.
by Brad Crittenden | Feb 23, 2019 | CAP News, Events, News
February 28, 2019 will be the twelfth international Rare Disease Day coordinated by EURORDIS. On and around this day hundreds of patient organisations from countries and regions all over the world will hold awareness-raising activities.
by Brad Crittenden | Feb 21, 2017 | CAP News, Events, News
February 28, 2017 marks the tenth international Rare Disease Day coordinated by EURORDIS. On and around this day hundreds of patient organisations from countries and regions all over the world will hold awareness-raising activities based on the theme of research.
by Guy Ashford-Smith | May 12, 2016 | Events, News
March 9th and 10th, 2016 members of the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders decended on Ottawa for their annual meeting and Awards Gala.
by Brad Crittenden | Feb 29, 2016 | Awareness
Rare Disease Day was first launched by EURORDIS and its Council of National Alliances in 2008. Since then it has spread with events all around the world that reach hundreds of thousands of people. Rare Disease Day always takes place on the last day of February.
by CAP | Feb 27, 2015 | Press Releases
Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced today that in support of International Rare Disease Day, the company is hosting several events internationally to help raise awareness of rare diseases as a critical global health issue requiring ongoing research, education and new treatments. Genzyme also announced that it is a founding partner of Give RARE, a rare diseases global giving day.
by CAP | Feb 26, 2015 | Press Releases
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – February 26, 2015 – Audentes Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company committed to the development and commercialization of gene therapy products for patients with serious, rare diseases, today announced its support for Rare Disease Day®, to be held on February 28th, 2015. The theme of this year’s Rare Disease Day is Living with a Rare Disease. In honor of the day, Audentes is pleased to announce the launch of a website.
by CAP | Feb 28, 2014 | News
Happy Rare Disease Day everyone! Today raises awareness, tolerance and understanding. It’s amazing how many people are affected by the array of rare diseases out there. Collectively, we’re not so rare after all.
by CAP | Feb 28, 2014 | Press Releases
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Genzyme, a Sanofi company (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), today announced its support of International Rare Disease Day with a series of initiatives meant to call attention to rare diseases as an important public health issue and to improve rare disease education, research, and treatment.