Rare Disease Day

A Meeting on “Finding Cure & Management of Rare Diseases”, February 23rd, 2017

2017-02-23

WWGM in association with Jawaharlal Nehru University and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, organized a meeting to evolve strategies and policies towards finding cure for rare diseases. Dr. SoumyaSwaminathan, Director General, Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) & Secretary Department of Health Research (DHR), Government of India was the Chief Guest and the meeting was conducted by Dr. V.M. Katoch, former Director General, ICMR, and Dr. MadhulikaKabra, Professor of Paediatric Genetics, AIIMS. The meeting was attended by all stakeholders including Office of the Drug Controller General of India, clinicians, pharmaceutical companies, basic scientists, social scientists and patient groups. The report of the meeting can be downloaded from here….