The latest updates from RDNZ and the rare disorder community.
Lisa Foster was an invited speaker at the Asia Pacific Alliance of Rare Disease Organisations (APARDO) summit in Taiwan last month.
On 17 October 2019, Rare Voices Australia launched the report, Disability & Rare Disease: Towards Person Centred Care for Australians with Rare Diseases, at Parliament House.
Rare Disorders NZ congratulates Rare Diseases International for ensuring that the UN Member States adopted a political declaration on universal health coverage that includes mention of rare diseases.
Rare Disorders NZ welcomes the Government’s recent announcement on cancer care and is urging consideration for a wider, inclusive plan to support all New Zealanders with chronic health conditions.
The Annual General Meeting of Rare Disorders NZ will take place on Thursday 26 September from 10-10.30am at our offices in Newtown.
The second Rare Disease Researchers’ Special Interest Group meeting with 14 key researchers in the fields of rare diseases took place on 2 August 2019 in Wellington at Victoria University’s Rutherford House.
Rare Disorders NZ supports all people living with a chronic health condition who are brave enough to share their experiences with the media to advocate for changes in the health system.
The 43rd annual scientific meeting took place on 3-6 August 2019 in Wellington with the theme of Winds of Change to convey the importance of new developments in human genetics and genomics.
Rare Disorders NZ welcomes the National Party’s recent announcement on cancer care but calls on both the opposition and the coalition government to widen their medicines access proposals beyond cancer to include provision for people living with rare disorders.
Rare Disorders NZ is thrilled to confirm the appointment of Lisa Foster as Chief Executive.