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Worldwide Rare Disease Day – 28 February 2017

Daily life of many rare disease patients resembles an odyssey of examinations and consultations with different physicians, frequently without any result. Questions remain without answers, secured diagnoses and suitable treatments are not available in many cases.

On Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2017, the needs of individuals affected by rare diseases are central. This year, events happen under the slogan „With research, possibilities are limitless“, which illustrates to the crucial role of research efforts in order to provide patients and their families with answers, diagnoses, adequate treatments and specialized care.

More general information on the topic can be found on the official Rare Disease Day website, information on all Rare Disease Day events happening on Austria is provided by Pro Rare Austria

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