Jan 24, 2012

World Rare Disease Day



1 million for rare
World RARE Disease Day will be on February 29th! 1 in 10 Americans are affected by a RARE disease and more than 350 million people are affected worldwide. 75% of RARE diseases affect children and 30% of children with a RARE disease will die before their 5th birthday.

The Global Genes Project is a grassroots effort to bring more awareness to the rare disease community to secure funding for developing treatment and ultimately, a cure. Currently only 5% of rare diseases have any sort of treatment.
-Join the “1 Million for RARE” movement and like the Global Genes Project Facebook page
-Tweet @GlobalGenes. Use #1Mil4RARE
-Spread the word!
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