• What is a rare disease?

    Rare diseases are life threatening or chronically debilitating diseases with a low prevalence (less than 2000 people in a population) and a high level of complexity. Rare diseases are often seen as unimportant especially in developing countries due to small number of patients, but collectively these diseases are quite common.

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  • 1st ASEAN Rare Disease Network Meeting

    This meeting aims to connect leaders who work tirelessly for the Rare Disease community in their home country and Being a devoted and leading patient advocate in the region, This meeting allowing us to exchange and network, share experiences and coordinate views for the region.

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  • Grand Launching Indonesian Medical Education and Research Institute Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia

    Obtaining definitive diagnoses of rare diseases is still a constraint in Indonesia because of the limited experts who are interested in rare diseases as well as limited facilities. On Wednesday, the 12th of April 2017, Yayasan MPS dan Penyakit Langka Indonesia

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  • Virtual Festival Initiated by Medical Students from All Over Indonesia to Raise Rare Disease Awareness

    Recently, Yayasan MPS & Penyakit Langka Indonesia took a part in an event initiated by medical students from all over Indonesia under the Asian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) Indonesia

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27 Nov 2017

Official Opening of Indonesia Center of Excellence for Rare Diseases

Rare diseases are often forgotten and considered less important because there are small numbers o

18 Sep 2019

Jeune Syndrome: Is There Any Hope?

Jeune syndrome or asphyxiating thoracic dysplasia is a disease which affects the cartilage and bones.

14 May 2017

What are the problems faced by health workers and parents when managing patients with a rare disease?

Problems that occur when managing rare diseases are mainly due to limited number of cases (as already explained by the term

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