Upcoming International Meetings and Events

Rare Disease Day

28 February

Rare Disease Day, coordinated by EURORDIS, takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness among the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. Find out how you can get involved here: https://www.rarediseaseday.org/

Powerchair Hockey World Championship

9 – 14 August

The IWAS Powerchair Hockey World Championship is the most important international competition for powerchair hockey athletes. The 2022 World Cup will be the first time that such a competition will feature 10 teams from around the world, taking place in Sursee and Nottwil, Switzerland. The ceremony will take place at 18:00 (CET) at the end of the Swiss National League matchday and will be streamed online on the IPCH Youtube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/powerchairhockey For more information visit: https://pchworldcup.com

World Duchenne Awareness Day

7 September

World Duchenne Awareness Day is a global day that aims to raise awareness of DMD and support those affected by the condition. It takes place annually on the 7 of September. Join patients, families, DMD experts and other organisations in advocating for improved access to care, research and education. For more information visit: https://www.worldduchenneday.org/

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