Richard Blumenthal

Greenwich Proclaims Town’s First Rare Disease Awareness Day

The Town of Greenwich is formally proclaiming February 26, 2020 as Greenwich’s first Rare Disease Awareness Day, with speakers and educational awareness activities at Town Hall from 2 to 3 p.m. Rare Disease Awareness Day, which was launched in U.S. by National Organization of Rare Disorders rarediseases.org is celebrated across the globe during the last week in February. The day brings much needed attention to the over 7000 known rare diseases that are grossly under-researched and often overlooked by health policy decision makers and the medical community. read more...