Rare Disease Day 2020 will take place around the world on 29 February 2020. Every year, it takes place on the last day of February with the objective of raising awareness about rare diseases and its impact on patients’ lives among the general public and decision makers.
- over 300 million people worldwide live with a rare disease
- there are more than 6000 rare diseases
- 72% of rare diseases a genetic
- 70% of those genetic rare diseases start in childhood
RARE IS NOT SO RARE!
Please find more information about this day and how you can get involved here: https://www.rarediseaseday.org/
Please use #RareDiseaseDay on social media.
Thanks all for your support!