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Archives for: October 11th, 2018

Free Educational Webinar Policy 101: Role of Government in Rare Disease Policy and Tips to Advocate for You and Your Loved One

Written by Christina Jensen on February 20, 2018
Your local and state governments, as well as the Federal government, each play an integral role in enacting and implementing policy that affects the health and well-being… Read More

Rare Disease Advisory Council Bill Moves through Pennsylvania House

Written by Christina Jensen on June 29, 2017

Update: June 29, 2017–Today, H 239, a bill that would establish a Rare Disease Adviosry Council and provide Pennsylvania’s 1.2 million rare disease patients with a voice in the state government, passed in the Senate. Director of State Policy at the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), Tim Boyd, said,… Read More

WEBINAR: In-Depth look at the 2016 NORD State Policy Report Card

Written by Christina Jensen on January 24, 2017

Please join NORD Rare Action Network team Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 3:00pm EST for a webinar to take an in-depth look into the recently published 2016 state policy report card.

Tim Boyd, Associate Director of State Policy will present on the findings in the report card… Read More

State Report Card to Help People with Rare Diseases

Written by Jennifer Huron on December 13, 2016

rareactionnetworkWashington, D.C., December 13, 2016—A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that reduce the burden of rare diseases affecting 30 million Americans, according to a new report released today by the National Organization for Rare Disorders… Read More