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About AFM-Téléthon

The French Muscular Dystrophy Association (AFM-Téléthon) is composed of patients and their families who are affected by genetic, rare and progressive diseases that lead to heavy handicaps.

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Missions

The French Muscular Dystrophy Association (AFM-Téléthon) is composed of patients and their families who are affected by a genetic, rare, progressive and severely disabling illness: neuromuscular diseases. In order to fight those diseases, AFM-Téléthon chose to initiate innovative actions and a strategy of general interest that benefits all rare diseases and all persons with disabilities.
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Organisation

In both action and governance, the French Muscular Dystrophy Association (AFM-Téléthon) relies on a combination of skills: those of the professionals it employs and the thousands of volunteers who take part in the battle, as well as the patients and their families who form its core and control its strategy.
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Finance

Thoroughness, transparency, efficacy. These values govern every action of the French Muscular Dystrophy Association (AFM-Téléthon), and especially its financial management.