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Rare Disease Day

Today is Rare Disease Day. The global theme for this year’s Rare Disease Day is Research. “Research brings hope to people living with rare diseases” exclaims Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD); we here at Cystic Fibrosis Canada could not agree more. In this blog post, we’ve rounded up some highlights in Canadian CF research for you:

What is Rare Disease Day?

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness for people living with a rare disease and their families. Since its inception in 2008, Rare Disease Day is now celebrated worldwide in over 80 countries.