Six Rare Diseases added to NPRD, 2021

The Union Health Ministry included six rare diseases into various groups of disorders under the National Policy for Rare Diseases (NPRD), 2021.

  • Laron’s Syndrome is now included under Group One. It is a rare disease in which the body is unable to utilise the growth hormones that results in short stature.
  • Wilson’s Disease (A rare disorder in which copper is accumulated in vital organs like liver, brain and others), Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) - a group of genetic disorders that affect the adrenal glands, and Neonatal Onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease (NOMID) - causes continuous inflammation and tissue damage that impacts the nervous ....
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