Who We Are

EURORDIS is a non-governmental patient-driven alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases, dedicated to improving the quality of life of all people living with rare diseases in Europe.

 

In brief

The European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS) is the voice of 30 million people affected by rare diseases throughout Europe.

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Mission and Achievements

EURORDIS Mission: To build a strong pan-European community of patient organisations and people living with rare diseases.

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Our mission

The mission of EURORDIS is to build a strong pan-European community of patient organisations and people living with rare diseases, to be their voice at the European level, and - directly or indirectly - to fight against the impact of rare diseases on their lives.

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Representation

EURORDIS is present in several external institutions and organisations. See the list

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Activity reports, strategic approach and by-laws

The Annual Activity Report produced by EURORDIS lists and develops in detail the priority objectives and achievements of EURORDIS for the previous year.

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Staff

EURORDIS is made up of 30 people based in our Paris, Brussels and Barcelona offices.

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Board of Directors

EURORDIS' Board of Directors is composed of 12 rare disease patient organisation representatives from countries around Europe. Our members elect the Board.

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Volunteers

Learn about our volunteers: Who they are? What is their role? How do they contribute?  Find out how to become a EURORDIS Volunteer

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Contact us

EURORDIS has offices in Paris, France, Brussels, Belgium and Barcelona, Spain.

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