Arkansas State Ambassador
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Arkansas Rare Disease Day 2024
Friday, February 16, 2024 from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
ACHE Research Institute Health and Wellness Center, 1000 Fianna Way, Fort Smith, AR 72916
Stripe Out Arkansas for Rare Disease Day 2024! Please join members of the rare disease community at this important event to discuss the challenges people living with rare diseases and disorders face and learn how you can make a difference in the lives of those impacted here in our great state of Arkansas. There is no cost to attend this event.
By attending, you will:
- Learn how to advocate for yourself or your loved one and how to raise awareness of the issues you are facing on your rare disease journey.
- Connect with other individuals who are living with a rare disease and community organizations based here in Arkansas.
- Hear from patients sharing their stories and Dr. Osborn, Vice President of ACHE Research, on the goals for research coming to our area.
- Have the opportunity to tour the new ACHE facility opening in February 2024 and tour the 3-D printer lab.
Light refreshments will be served.
The event is hosted by volunteers working with the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and its Rare Action Network, in honor of Rare Disease Day.
Would you like to volunteer to assist in hosting a local community awareness event? Do you have an opportunity for Arkansas’ RareAction Network to attend your event? Contact your State Ambassadors today and learn more. Please check back regularly for news of upcoming events and activities in Arkansas.
In order to make meaningful change in the lives of rare disease patients and their families in the state of Arkansas, we need you! Become active with the RareAction Network by joining and utilizing the resources available on this website to take action and create change.
Allen Kerr, Commissioner
Arkansas Insurance Department
1200 West Third Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-1904
Arkansas Division of Medical Services
Department of Human Services
Donaghey Plaza South P. O. Box 1437, Slot S401
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-1437
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