VISION, MISSION & OBJECTIVES Vision A future where all individuals living with rare disorders and their families in Malaysia experience better quality of life, through full recognition, equitable opportunity and access to support, including for health and social care. Mission Provide support to individuals and families affected with Rare Disorders. Develop strategies and programs to raise public and professional awareness on Rare Disorders. Ensure Human Rights of access to healthcare education, job opportunities are upheld. Participate in the formulation and implementation national policies in Malaysia related to person with rare disorders and rare disorders OBJECTIVES Create a network among individuals and families with rare disorders. Create a network among MRDS members with organisations, agencies and professionals involved in treating, educating and conducting research on rare disorders. Serve as a contact and resource centre on rare disorders. Promote awareness on rare disorders throughout Malaysia. Support and assist individuals and families affected by rare disorders in terms of welfare, treatment, rehabilitation, education and socials needs. Collaborate with agencies and organisations that diagnose, research and treat rare disorders to increase the quality of life for the individuals and families affected. Raise funds to support the activities and objectives of MRDS. STRATEGIES AdvocateTo advocate for, and to champion access to quality healthcare, inclusive education, employment opportunities and other relevant areas to support the rare disorders community in Malaysia and to put dignity and wellbeing at its centre. CollaborateTo collaborate with stakeholders and the Government to drive and support the formulation and implementation of national policies, action plans and laws that are more inclusive related to rare disorders and persons with disabilities. UniteTo develop strategies and champion programs that focus on supporting and uniting the rare disorders community, patient groups and raising public awareness on rare disorders and disabilities.