This year in Plovdiv Rare Disease Day will be celebrated on 28 February, 2021. The initiative will be held under the motto “We are many, we are strong, we are united”. The main focus of the event is pictures with colorful messages, and the different colors are symbol of the thousands types of rare diagnoses in the world. The initiative is organized jointly with the National Alliance of People with Rare Diseases and the HAE Association (hereditary angioedema). Students from the Professional School of Food Technology – Plovdiv, will also take part in the celebration of this important event.
Every year the Rare Disease Day is on the last day of February. The main goal of the campaign is to raise public awareness and the opportunity for timely diagnosis and treatment of those who are affected. The initiative is set up by EURORDIS and the Council of National Alliances for Rare Diseases in 2008 and gradually becoming a global phenomenon. Hundreds of cities take part in this large-scale campaign every year. Due to the pandemic situation, all events will be organized according to the imposed measures.