Ep. 771: How rare are “Rare” Diseases?

Over 30 crore people in the world suffer from more than 7000 rare diseases. On Rare Diseases Day, one year after the release of the National Policy for Rare Diseases, Mahek Nankani and Harshit Kukreja discuss India’s response to rare diseases.

Suggested Readings:

Rare diseases: Small numbers, huge burden by Mahek Nankani, Harshit Kukreja

It Will Consume Your Life’: 4 Families Take On Rare Diseases by Gina Kolata