Each year, the last day of February is dedicated to raising awareness about rare diseases, defined as a condition that affects fewer than 200,000 people in the U.S. Despite the fact that many rare diseases go undiagnosed and no cure exists for a majority of rare diseases, progress is being made to ensure that children and families are receiving the individualized support and care needed to reach their optimal health. Keep scrolling to learn how you can participate in Rare Disease Day with NICHQ!

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NICHQ Initiatives Focused on Rare Diseases