The EUCERD’s mandate ended in July 2013. From 2014 the EUCERD has been replaced by the EC Expert Group on Rare Diseases, as established by Commission Decision 2013/C 219/04 of 30 July 2013.

Please update your bookmarks to the new website of the Expert Group on Rare Diseases.

The 2014 edition of the annual Report on the State of the Art of Rare Disease Activities in Europe is now available.

The current site is an archive of the EUCERD’s activities and information concerning the work of the EUCERD Joint Action (N° 2011 22 01, co-funded by the EU Health Programme).

The final meeting of the EUCERD Joint Action, presenting the outcomes and future perspectives was held on 15th September 2015 in Luxembourg and the Joint Action ended at the end of 2015. The deliverables and outcomes are now available.

The support to the elaboration of policies in the field of rare diseases and improvement of the codification of rare diseases provided by the EUCERD Joint Action will continue in the scope of RD-Action, a Joint Action co-funded via the 3rd EU Health Programme for the years 2015-2018.

This website arises from the EUCERD Joint Action N°2011 22 01, co-funded by the EU Health Programme. The sole responsibility for the information provided in this site and the reports produced via the EUCERD Joint Action N°2011 22 01 published on this site lies with their authors: the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers/CHAFEA/the European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.