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Established in 1989, AICH-Roma ONLUS is a national lay organization concerning individuals and families affected by Huntington’s Disease, a severe, neurodegenerative, genetic disease, still incurable.
AICH-Roma ONLUS counts approximately 800 associates and 15 volunteers including several medical and paramedical professionals, clinicians and researchers . It is the referring point of about 5000 individuals among patients, at risk family members and presymptomatic gene-carriers from all over the Country. AICH-Roma ONLUS is enrolled in the official Register of voluntary associations.
AICH-Roma ONLUS aims are:
– Create a support network for psychosocial assistance of patients and their families;
– Provide accurate information to patients and family members;
– Raise doctors’ awareness of individual and family problems created by the disease;
– Raise society understanding of human experience of HD
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No responsibility is taken either for any content published on the site or the use that third parties can do of it, or possible contamination resulting from the inside-connection, the downloading of documents and computer programs from the site. Therefore, AICH-Roma ONLUS will not be held responsible under any kind of damage, loss and prejudice of any kind that third parties may suffer due to contact with this site or from the use of the materials published as well as the software used.
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