Dietary iron overload disease

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Synonyms: African iron overload | Bantu siderosis

A rare disorder described in sub-Saharan African populations and characterized by iron overload due to excess dietary iron intake and possibly genetic factors leading to hepatic portal fibrosis and micronodular cirrhosis.

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Advocacy Organizations

HECI Medicine Incorporation

The objectives of HECI Medicine is to provide dependable access to affordable medicine and diagnostic tools to patients in Africa affected by rare diseases, collaborative with the scientific community to accelerate drug development for rare diseases therapies that are specific to populations in Africa, and collaborate with other rare disease organizations to ensure equitable access to health.

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Our mission at Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) is to advocate, educate, and support families in MS affected by genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM's). MMF promotes initiatives and further advancements in legislation, education, research, clinical trials, studies, therapies, targeted treatments, and eventual cures for IEM’s and all rare diseases.

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