Kashin-Beck Disease Fund (KBDF) provides medical humanitarian assistance to more than 50,000 people living in around 100 villages in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Its mission is to provide assistance to Tibetans living in Kashin-Beck disease endemic areas, with the goals of alleviating the pain caused by Kashin-Beck disease; implementing appropriate and sustainable prevention programs; and researching the causes of the disease. Kashin-Beck disease (KBD), also known as 'Big Bone Disease' is a permanent, disabling disease of the bones and joints that leads to stunted growth and deformity of the joints. It mainly affects remote, rural populations.
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