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  Ms. Serena Wu awarded with the 2010 International Caring for Life Award

On September 10th 2010, one of the founders of TFRD, Ms. Serena Wu, was awarded with the 2010 International Caring for Life Award--Wisdom Award given by the Dharma Drum Mountain Foundation. The award has been given in honoring individuals who, despite hardships in their lives, shows long-standing contributions on suicide prevention and spiritual counseling for the youth in the ...
  Extraordinary Measures DVD released

The DVD of “Extraordinary Measures”, the movie based on the true story of Dr. Chen Yuan-tsong’s research on the live-saving drug for Pompe diseases patients, was released in Taiwan. Taiwan Foundation for Rare Disorders (TFRD) and Deltamac Taiwan Co. Ltd. co-hosted a press conference to announce the release of the DVD. Former president of the Academia S...
  Press conference to announce release of Simple Guides to Rare Disease Physical Therapy DVD

Occurring in extremely low frequencies, rare diseases are very diverse and complicated. So far, more than 70% of rare diseases lack aggressive treatment methods. However, proper and precise physical therapies can effectively slow down the progression of such diseases and prevent functional degradations. On top of that, physical therapies can lessen burdens on caregivers and in turn strengthen ...
  TFRD??s 2010 Summer Outings

In an effort to achieve the dreams of rare disease patients, our foundation has started to hold summer traveling activities since 2004. Over the past years, our footsteps have spanned throughout Taiwan. This year, our eighth annual traveling event was held at the Flying Cow Farm in northern Taiwan and Kenting Resort in southern Taiwan. Through these activities, patients and families we...