Rare diseases affect a fraction of the population – 450 million+ people globally. However, its effects can be equally severe and life-threatening as other prevalent diseases. For Rare Disease Day, Tarun Kumar Bansal discusses why we need to expedite innovation in the rare disease domain.
Every time a patient with a rare condition walks into a hospital, doctors face the probable challenge of starting from scratch. Meanwhile, the patient goes through an array of experiences until their condition is diagnosed and the treatment begins.
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