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30th Anniversary for Orphan Drug Act

FOR ORPHAN DRUG ACT AND NORD: A DAY TO REMEMBER AND CELEBRATE
Rare Disease Patient Advocates Celebrate 30th Anniversary Today


Washington DC, January 4, 2013----Thirty years ago today, President Ronald Reagan signed the Orphan Drug Act into law to encourage the development of treatments for the millions of Americans with rare diseases.


The new law represented a triumph of patient advocates working with government partners, the media, and other supporters to address a critically important unmet need. 
to read more, go to:  http://www.rarediseases.org/news-events/news/30-years-oda
Retta Beery posted on February 13, 2013