Rare Disease Awareness Spreads Across the World on 9th Annual Rare Disease Day

JAMES KNOWLES | March 7, 2016

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Rare Disease Day is the last day of February each year and raises awareness for rare diseases to improve access to treatments and medical representation for individuals and families touched by rare disease. The 9th annual Rare Disease Day will be is celebrated on Monday, February 29, 2016 — the rarest day of the year! Various awareness, empowerment and fundraising activities take place in the United States with the common goal of empowering advocates to become rare disease activists.

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The Lourdes Health System is one of the region’s leading health care providers, recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care and service to the community. The system has two general acute care hospitals, located in Camden and Willingboro, New Jersey, with a full range of medical, surgical, obstetrical, behavioral health, rehabilitation and long-term acute care services. Lourdes has a network of outpatient facilities and physician practices located in more than 50 sites throughout southern New Jersey.

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