Previous Rare disease days

Going for 15 years strong!

2021

Equity

Rare is many. Rare is strong. Rare is proud!

Participants in over 100 countries and regions Newcomers in 2021: Kenya, Zimbabwe, and Bosnia and Herzegovina

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2020

Equity

Rare is many. Rare is strong. Rare is proud!

Participants in 103 countries and regions Newcomers in 2020: Gabon, Iraq, Kosovo and Rwanda

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2019

Bridging health and social care

Show your rare. Show you care.

Participants in 101 countries and regions Newcomers in 2019: Dominican Republic, Lesotho, Montenegro, Namibia, Niger, Qatar, Sri Lanka and Zambia

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2018

Research

Show your rare. Show you care.

Participants in over 90 countries and regions Newcomers in 2018: Cape Verde, Ghana, Syrian Arab Republic, Togo and Trinidad and Tobago

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2017

Research

With research, possibilities are limitless

Participants in 94 countries and regions Newcomers in 2017: Botswana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan and Saint Pierre and Micquelon

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2016

Patient voice

Join us in making the voice of rare diseases heard

Participants in 85 countries and regions Newcomers in 2016: Andorra, Aruba, Indonesia, Libya, Mauritius, Moldova, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zimbabwe

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2015

Living with a rare disease

Day-by-day, hand-in-hand

Participants in 85 countries and regions Newcomers in 2015: Bolivia, Estonia and Madagascar

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2014

Care

Join Together for Better Care!

Participants in 84 countries and regions Newcomers in 2014: Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Guinea, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Oman, and Paraguay

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2013

Solidarity

Rare Disorders without Borders

Participants in 72 countries and regions Newcomers in 2013: Bahrain, Iceland, Israel, Lebanon, Palestine and Singapore

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2012

Solidarity

Rare but Strong Together!

Participants in 63 countries and regions Newcomers in 2012: Chile, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Guatemala, Pakistan and Venezuela

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2011

Rare diseases and health inequalities

Rare but Equal

Participants in 55 countries and regions Newcomers in 2011: Armenia, Iran, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Panama, Peru, Thailand, Uruguay

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2010

Bridging patients and researchers

Patients and Researchers: Partners for life!

Participants in 45 countries and regions

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2009

Rare Diseases: a Public Health Priority

Patient Care: A Public Affair!

Participants in 30 countries and regions

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2008

Rare Diseases as a Public Health Priority

A rare day for very special people

Participants in 18 countries

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