The Rare Disease awareness ribbon is the Zebra (Black & White) ribbon. The Blue jeans denim awareness ribbon represents genetic disorder awareness (often misidentified as equivalent to rare disease awareness as around 80% of rare diseases are genetic in origin. Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia awareness falls under the rare diseases category.
World Rare Disease Day - An annual observance held on the last day of February (Feb. 28th or Feb. 29th in a Leap Year) to raise awareness for rare diseases and improve access to treatments and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families.
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