Behcet's Disease

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The ABDA's efforts aim to affect change, actively work on proposals to protect and improve key policies at local, state and federal levels and ultimately improve patient outcomes and quality of life. Addressing issues such as access to care, treatment innovations, research and healthcare policies, the voice of those affected by Behcet's Disease and rare diseases is of utmost importance.


Behcet's Awareness Month

May is Behcet's Awareness Month and May 20 is International Behcet's Awareness Day. Check out our calendar of activities under "Events" at the top of this page. 

Join us on May 14, 2022 8-9 pm EST for the "Let's Talk Mental Health" virtual event. Please email to receive and automated reply with a link to join the event. 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Every household in the U.S. is eligible to order free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests starting on January 18, 2022. You can only order one package of four rapid tests per household. You will need to provide the following information:
First name, last name and household address.
*Your order cannot use a place of business address.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccineCertain populations are now eligible to receive a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at least 6 months after receiving the second Pfizer-BioNTech shot. These populations include people ages 65 years and older, people ages 18 years and older who have underlying medical conditions, and people ages 18 years and older who live or work in high-risk settings.

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Order Awareness Bracelets

Donate to the ABDA and receive free bracelets!

Become a Member

Becoming a member will provide recognition as a reliable contributor to the ABDA's advocacy and educational effort. 


Patient Education Program & Walk for Behcet's Disease

As the outbreak of COVID-19 continues to affect us worldwide, ABDA has been closely tracking its impact on the global community. The Patient Education Program & Walk for Behcet's Disease have been postponed until next year. Please stay tuned. 

Thank you for your constant support!

The ABDA Board and Staff.

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