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Orphanet website Canadian entry point

Orphanet Canada
Orphanet international services
  • An inventory and classification of rare diseases
  • An encyclopaedia
  • A directory of services: clinics, laboratories, research projects, registries, clinical trials, patient organisations
  • An inventory of orphan drugs
  • Guidelines, reports
  • A newsletter
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Canadian Resources on Orphanet




Welcome to the Orphanet-Canada National Website!


This page presents the news, events and documents of national significance.



We are now on Twitter! 


Rare Disease Day 2017!


The RQMO is organising the Orphan Disease Show on February 21. For more details see:

The Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD) is hosting a conference on March 30-31. For more details see:

More events can be found here:



The Orphanet Mobile App


The Orphanet mobile application is freely available for iPhone and iPad devices. It gives access to the main Orphanet services:  list of rare diseases with their description and associated resources; Emergency guidelines PDFs; contact details of expert centres and professionals dedicated to rare diseases in the 37 counties of the Orphanet consortium.

The application allows bookmarking of favorite pages and PDFs to find them back in one click in the “My Orphanet” section. In addition, pages can be annotated or sent by email.

The application is available in 6 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish) and is updated every month.

To see past events, please visit our Events Archive page.

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