Edited by: Dr Segolene Ayme
28 February 2014 marks the seventh international Rare Disease Day coordinated by EURORDIS. On and around this day hundreds of patient organisations from more than 70 countries and regions worldwide are planning awareness-raising activities around the slogan “Join Together for Better Care”.
This article collection includes two Editorials that describe the different ongoing efforts in Europe and the USA, respectively, to improve the care available for people suffering with rare diseases. This series also highlights a selection of articles published recently in Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases that discuss particularly prevalent issues in the field of rare diseases.
Collection published: 28 February 2014