Vatican urges subsidiarity and solidarity in care for persons with rare diseases

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VATICAN ADVOCATES ON BEHALF OF PEOPLE WITH RARE DISEASE (note Pope Francis offered help to Charlie Gard case): The last day of February is observed as Rare Disease Day. It is estimated that over 300 million people in the world suffer from over 6,000 identified rare diseases. The Vatican is urging the international community to implement the Catholic social principles of subsidiarity and solidarity in healthcare policies […]