EURORDIS Summer School Alumni

The Summer School began in 2008 with the first session that brought together 34 patients’ representatives from 16 different European countries and representing more than 21 different rare diseases.

To date, more than 400 participants from over 40 countries and representing more than 75 different diseases have been trained. These alumni have gone on to become involved in various advocacy activities at both the national and European level.

Use the Member Search in our EURORDIS Member Section to find more information about patient organisations in your country.

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EURORDIS Summer School 2017


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