In Honor of World Rare Disease Day, Elsevier Announces "Year of the Zebra" Global Education Initiative Supporting Rare Disease Community, including Worldwide Information Hub and Open Access Rare Disease Scientific Journal

Elsevier, Press Release, February 28th, 2023
Media contact: Dan DiPietro-James

Global initiative to coincide with the launches of a new online rare disease information center for healthcare providers and patients - the 'Elsevier Rare Disease Healthcare Hub' - and the peer-reviewed journal 'Rare. Open Research in Rare Diseases'

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania--(Newsfile Corp. - February 28, 2023) - This World Rare Disease Day, Feb. 28, Elsevier, a global leader in evidence-based clinical practice content, research publishing and information analytics, is announcing the "Year of the Zebra"- a global initiative to address the needs of the world's rare disease community. The global effort, led by Osmosis from Elsevier, the world's leading video education platform for clinicians and caregivers, includes the Elsevier Rare Disease Healthcare Hub, the world's newest online information center dedicated to rare diseases and those affected by them. The hub, one of the largest in the world, will launch in tandem with the introduction of Elsevier's open access scientific journal, Rare. Open Research in Rare Diseases, an international, peer-reviewed journal. While focused on publishing the very latest research impacting the lives of patients, Rare will also highlight the patient experience through peer-reviewed articles from patients and caregivers themselves.