The RARE-Bestpractices Conference took place in Rome on the 24th of November 2016 at Istituto Superiore di Sanitą, Rome, Italy.
The aim of the Conference is to disseminate the results of the RARE-Bestpractices project (http://www.rarebestpractices.eu) and offer a forum for discussion among all stakeholders on how to take advantage from this work in delivering better health decisions and health policies for rare diseases.
The event brougth together leading experts in the area of evidence synthesis and guideline development to discuss the methodological advancements and knowledge resources developed by the RARE-Bestpractices Consortium and focus on mechanisms for ensuring the production of reliable, relevant, usable evidence in a bid to increase the value of research on rare disease.
The RARE-Bestpractices Consortium has created a platform which is not just organized around a specific area of diseases but rather acts as a flexible hub capable to connect other existing initiatives devoted to ensure an effective development and use of the knowledge on rare diseases. The Conference was also dedicated to discuss ways to strengthen the partnerships that RARE-Bestpractices has already set up and to study the options for starting further international collaborations, combine the efforts in sharing resources and make an efficient use of the available information.
Istituto Superiore di Sanitą