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NORD Meets with HHS Secretary Azar to Discuss Needs of Rare Disease Patients

Written by Laura Mullen on June 15, 2018

Washington, D.C., June 15, 2018—On Wednesday, staff from the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) met with Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to discuss the needs of rare disease patients. The meeting covered orphan drug innovation, growing patient involvement at the Food and Drug Administration… Read More

NORD statement in response to American Patients First, the Trump Administration Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs

Written by Laura Mullen on May 15, 2018

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) today issued the following statement in response to American Patients First, the Trump Administration Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs:

Patients with rare diseases are frequently disproportionately affected by high drug prices.  Rare diseases tend to be… Read More