The 28 February 2015 marks the 8th International Rare Disease Day, the aim of which is to raise awareness amongst policy makers and the public about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives. There are over 6000 recognised rare conditions and in …
Judith Rankin is professor of maternal & perinatal epidemiology at the Institute of Health & Society at Newcastle University and is Academic Director of the PHE:Regional Maternity Survey Office which hosts the Northern Congenital Abnormality Survey. She leads a research programme on congenial anomaly epidemiology.
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