Centre of Excellence For Rare Diseases

The Union Health Ministry has designated Trivandrum’s Sree Avittam Thirunal Hospital (SAT) hospital, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, as a centre of excellence (CoE) for treating rare diseases, making it the 11th such hospital in the country under the Rare Disease Policy 2021.  Testing for genetic diseases, diagnosis, and treatment is done at SAT Hospital. In case a rare disease is detected, treatment will be available as per the centre of excellence project. If diagnosis of rare disease is made at any other hospital in the State, registration should be done through the centre of excellence at SAT

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