Media Alert - Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders

TORONTO, Feb. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - On International Rare Disease Day, patients, caregivers and representatives from the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD) will be meeting with Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins and MPPs to discuss and share their stories and challenges of living with rare disorders. 

At the event, CORD will also showcase how Ontario can become a national leader in improving the lives of patients with rare disorders, starting by implementing some immediate concrete actions to address the unnecessary barriers to getting the right diagnosis, care, specialists and treatment.


How Ontario can improve its approach to diagnosis, care and treatment for patients with rare diseases.



12:00 pm


Queen's Park, 111 Wellesley St W, Toronto

"In Camera" Legislative Dining Room, Side Bar Room


The Hon. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

Dr. Durhane Wong-Rieger, President and CEO of the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD)


SOURCE Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders

For further information: Dianna Eakins, Eakins Communications Inc., (905) 333-4208,; Durhane Wong-Rieger, Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders, (647) 801-5176,

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