Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on May 5, 2020
Washington, DC, May 5, 2020–Today, the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD®) released the findings of its recent survey on the critical issues and concerns the rare disease community is facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Community Survey… Read More
Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on April 23, 2020
The current COVID-19 pandemic necessitates a new approach to many aspects of life—particularly those that involve gathering together. The health and well-being of people living with rare diseases, their loved ones and those working to improve their lives are always top priorities at NORD.
With that in mind, we have made… Read More
Written by Lisa Sencen on May 7, 2019
Washington, DC, May 7, 2019 – The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)Ⓡ, the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the 25-30 million Americans living with rare diseases, has announced its development of key drug pricing principles, created with the needs of the rare disease community in mind.
People living with rare… Read More
Written by Lisa Sencen on March 28, 2019
A rare diagnosis can be a frightening and isolating experience, whether you are the patient or a caregiver for a loved one. However, NORD has created a video providing tips for newly diagnosed patients and families as they begin their journey down this new road…. Read More
Written by Lisa Sencen on August 23, 2018
The following is a guest blog post from John Hopper, President of the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation, a NORD Member Organization.
Huge thanks to NORD leadership! Fibrolamellar Cancer was just approved as one of the Social Security Administration Compassionate Allowance diseases. Why? Because great people… Read More