Rare Disease Day

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Rare Disease Day in USA in 2021
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About Rare Disease Day

How long until Rare Disease Day?
This holiday next takes place in 94 days.
Dates of Rare Disease Day
2022 USA Monday, February 28thRare Disease Day
2021 USA Sunday, February 28thRare Disease Day
2020 USA Saturday, February 29thRare Disease Day
2019 USA Thursday, February 28thRare Disease Day
Summary
Over 300 million people around the world are living with a rare disease.
Rare Disease Day in other countries
Rare Disease Day internationally

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.

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