About Rare Disease Day
|How long until Rare Disease Day?|
|Rare Disease Day .|
|Dates of Rare Disease Day|
2023 Various Feb 28
InternationalTue, Feb 28Observances Holiday
USATue, Feb 28Observances Holiday
2022 Various Feb 28
InternationalMon, Feb 28Observances Holiday
USAMon, Feb 28Observances Holiday
2021 Various Feb 28
InternationalSun, Feb 28Observances Holiday
USASun, Feb 28Observances Holiday
2020 Various Feb 29
InternationalSat, Feb 29Observances Holiday
USASat, Feb 29Observances Holiday
2019 Various Feb 28
InternationalThu, Feb 28Observances Holiday
USAThu, Feb 28Observances Holiday
|Over 300 million people around the world are living with a rare disease.|
|Where is Rare Disease Day observed in 2022?|
The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives.
Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives.
The campaign targets primarily the general public and also seeks to raise awareness amongst policy makers, public authorities, industry representatives, researchers, health professionals and anyone who has a genuine interest in rare diseases.