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.
Complex and infinitely challenging, finding diagnoses for rare diseases takes real heroes that lead the charge in this battle.
A special insert to the (October 19, 2013) National Post that brings focus to the topic of rare disease in Canada, how it affects so many of us, and what changes are forthcoming.