Download Press Release: Shire Supports Rare Disease Day 2013

On February 28 2013, at Lexington, Massachusetts, US, Shire announced its support of Rare Disease Day, joining patients, healthcare providers, and patient organisations around the world to support a day that focuses attention on rare diseases as a public health issue, and highlights the need for more understanding and awareness about these diseases.

Observed annually on the last day of February, Rare Disease Day is coordinated at the international level by the European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS) and the National Organisation for Rare Disorders (NORD) in the US. The Rare Disease Day 2013 slogan is “Rare Disorders Without Borders” to convey the global solidarity of the rare disease community worldwide and the need for collaboration and mutual support in the field of rare diseases.

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Shire is a platinum sponsor of the upcoming World Orphan Drugs Congress Asia that is happening from 18-19 June 2013 at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore.

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