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World Rare Disease Day 2019 – Shedding Light on Albinism

Maizan Mohd Salleh, person with albinism, founder and former president, Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Albinism Association | Datuk Dr Rokiah Omar, optometrist and low vision specialist, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

27-Feb-19 16:00

World Rare Disease Day 2019 – Shedding Light on Albinism

To observe World Rare Disease Day, we are highlighting one of the more visible rare diseases, albinism. Despite not being as life-threatening as other rare diseases, albinism comes with its own set of complications, especially with the vision.

Produced by: Tina Carmillia

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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