ICORD is an International Society for all individuals active in rare diseases and/or orphan drugs, including health care, research, academic, industry, patients, patient groups, regulatory authorities, health authorities, and public policy professionals.
During recent decades, the awareness on problems associated with Rare Diseases has increased markedly. Moreover, international collaboration on Rare Diseases has improved. However, there are still many unmet needs for patients with Rare Diseases, not least in developing countries.
ICORD has been carrying its message and making dreams into realities, by joining experts from Europe, North and South America, Asia and Africa. It is challenging to build a new reality for those affected by rare diseases.