RareX 2018 – Rare Diseases Conference
September 13 - September 16
The second biennial Rare Diseases Conference (RareX 2018) will take place from 13 to 16 September 2018 at The Canvas Riversands in Fourways, Gauteng. The theme of the conference is “Advocating for Patient-Centred Healthcare”. The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for rare disease patients, doctors, and stakeholders to connect and collaborate, and to facilitate an ongoing dialogue on rare diseases and their treatment.
RareX 2018 brings together South African, African, and international rare diseases communities, as well as policymakers and government agencies responsible for matters related to healthcare and health insurance. Stakeholders delivering essential services to the rare diseases community such as disease-specific drug manufacturers and makers of health-related consumables also attend.