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ESHG Endorses IVDR statements in "Call to Action" from the Expert Conference on Rare Diseases

The ESHG Executive Board has officially endorsed the Call to Action from the Expert Conference on Rare Diseases – Towards a new European policy framework on rare diseases: “Building the future together for rare diseases”, October 25 and 26, 2022 in Prague, with special focus on the IVDR-related statements of the document.

The ESHG has addressed a formal letter to the responsible person at the Czech Ministry of Health, the check Republic presiding the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2022, specifically highlighting the importance of lowering the performance study requirements for 'orphan diagnostics' at the beginning of test implementation (when clinically required) without having to lose quality assurance.