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How to identify rare diseases from public health perspective

Rare diseases are often difficult to identify because they affect a small percentage of the population. Public health professionals play an important role in identifying rare diseases. Early identification of rare diseases can lead to better treatment outcomes. Rare diseases may have a genetic component. Public health professionals can use surveillance systems to identify rare diseases. Collaboration with healthcare providers is important in identifying rare diseases. Rare diseases may present with unusual symptoms. Public health professionals can use screening programs to identify rare diseases. Genetic testing can be used to identify rare diseases. Rare diseases may be misdiagnosed as more common conditions.Public health professionals should be aware of the prevalence of rare diseases in their population. Public health professionals can use electronic health records to identify cases of rare diseases. Rare diseases may have a familial pattern of inheritance.

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BHMS, MPH, University of South Florida, USA. Professor and Managing Director Arogyati Private Limited

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Rare diseases are often difficult to identify because they affect a small percentage of the population. Public health professionals play an important role in identifying rare diseases. Early identification of rare diseases can lead to better treatment outcomes. Rare diseases may have a genetic component. Public health professionals can use surveillance systems to identify rare diseases. Collaboration with healthcare providers is important in identifying rare diseases. Rare diseases may present with unusual symptoms. Public health professionals can use screening programs to identify rare diseases. Genetic testing can be used to identify rare diseases. Rare diseases may be misdiagnosed as more common conditions.Public health professionals should be aware of the prevalence of rare diseases in their population. Public health professionals can use electronic health records to identify cases of rare diseases. Rare diseases may have a familial pattern of inheritance.