Rare Disease Day in Ecuador
Ecuador first celebrated Rare Disease Day in 2014, aiming to bring hope and strength to people living with rare diseases and their families. In 2016, a conference dedicated to medical specialists was held, which explored the current situation and the future of diagnosis and treatment. Participants stressed the importance of sharing expertise and creating information sharing networks. To celebrate Rare Disease Day 2017, a scientific conference with specialists from two major hospitals and a university in Ecuador took place in the capital, Quito.
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