21st March 2023
The world unites annually on March 21 to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day, approved by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2011; It aims to raise awareness of Down syndrome and support people with Down syndrome and their families.
Awareness of Down syndrome and how it occurs.
Raise awareness of the role of people with Down syndrome in societies.
Encourage people with Down syndrome to study or work.
Down syndrome is a genetic condition where a person is born with an extra chromosome that alters the course of development.
In the eighties, the person with Down syndrome was expected to live for about 25 years, while now he lives up to 60 years.
Down syndrome is one of the most common chromosomal problems.
Some people with Down syndrome suffers from health problems such as: congenital heart defects; But most of these problems can be overcome at present.
People with Down syndrome can normally study, work, and coexist with society.