TNP: Pompe Disease Included in Rare Disease Fund

The Rare Disease Fund now covers Singaporeans with Pompe disease – a rare inherited neuromuscular disorder where patients can incur medical expenses in excess of $500,000 each year.

The committee overseeing the fund announced yesterday that citizens can now apply for financial aid to help with their medical expenses for the disease, which affects about one in every 40,000 live births.

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