International Gaucher Day 'Rare But Not Alone'

International Gaucher Day, first launched by the EGA in 2014, is celebrated annually on 1st October to raise international awareness of Gaucher disease.

Get involved…

You can celebrate IGD very simply by:

  • organising a sporting event: run, walk or bike ride
  • arranging a social event: afternoon tea, coffee morning or a BBQ
  • holding a patient and family meeting/lecture with clinicians
  • distributing information about IGD and Gaucher Disease - see our Fact Sheet
  • sending out the printed IGD materials supplied by the EGA to all its member associations




Social media...

We are encouraging our members to promote IGD using social media:

Link to our Facebook page here



Downloadable materials...

IGD 2016 Conditions of use

Share your story…

Show our entire community how you celebrated International Gaucher Day by uploading your photos here and check out the fun the rest of us had here.









We are very grateful to the following event sponsors: