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Rare Disease Day

February 28, 2021

What is a rare disease? Rare diseases are diseases which affect a small number of people compared to the general population and specific issues are raised in relation to their rarity. Rare diseases are serious, often chronic and progressive, diseases. For many rare diseases, signs may be observed at birth or in childhood, as is the case of proximal spinal muscular atrophy, neurofibromatosis, osteogenesis imperfecta, chondrodysplasia or Rett syndrome. However,…

World Cancer Day

February 3, 2021

World Cancer Day every 4th February is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). By raising worldwide awareness, improving education and catalyzing personal, collective…

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

December 24, 2020

Happy Yalda Night

December 20, 2020

The longest night of the year reminds us that life is too short so that a more minute of being together should be celebrated. This Yalda, although our hands are…

World diabetes day

November 14, 2020

Diabetes mellitus, more simply called diabetes, is a serious, long-term (or ‘chronic’) condition that occurs when there are raised levels of glucose in a person’s blood because their body cannot…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2020

Breast cancer is not a single disease. It’s actually a group of diseases. When diagnosing breast cancer, one of the first steps is identifying what type you have. This provides…

International Gaucher Day

October 1, 2020

Gaucher disease is an inherited disorder that affects many of the body's organs and tissues. The signs and symptoms of this condition vary widely among affected individuals. Gaucher types: Type 1 Gaucher…

World heart day

September 29, 2020

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) take the lives of 17.9 million people every year, 31% of all global deaths. Triggering these diseases – which manifest primarily as heart attacks and strokes –…

World rabies day

September 28, 2020

Today, safe and efficacious animal and human vaccines are among the important tools that exist to eliminate human deaths from rabies while awareness is the key driver for success of…

Thyroid cancer awareness month

September 1, 2020

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