C 039: INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND ACTIONS FOR ORPHAN DRUGS

J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 2(Suppl. 1): S109, 2014

Special supplement with the abstract book of LATINFARMA 2013

Conference

C 039: INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND ACTIONS FOR ORPHAN DRUGS. INCLUDING LATIN-AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN WITHIN THE INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPE

Llera VA.

ICORD/GEISER, Argentina.
Abstract

In the field of rare disorders the quality of epidemiological data and knowledge of the regional situation is what permits the addition of efforts for the development of strategies in the search of solutions. Due to the “rare” nature of the medical conditions the isolated plans has fail or resulted costly. There are around 7 thousands of different rare diseases that demands medical research and may account for 6% of the population. In order to expedite efficient solutions, as much as possible, the international research community if jointly working in this sense. The possibilities of introducing LA&C countries are now approaching. Therefore we will develop the conditions and chances required to fulfill this joint commitment.