The Arthritis Foundation of South Africa

Achieving a better life for those with arthritis!


 Welcome to our Website!


This is the online home of the Arthritis Foundation of South Africa. Founded in 1973, the Arthritis Foundation is the only non-profit organisation in South Africa providing non-medical support for people with arthritis, their families and carers. It is entirely privately funded and aims to enable people with arthritis to live a valuable life in all its dimensions through increasing awareness, providing education and offering support. 


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Arthritis Drugs Database 



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Awareness Days and Event Calendar

12/10/2015World Arthritis Day
Please contact your branch.   More
14/10/2015Artritis en my hart - Bloemfontein Branch
Cherie da Costa Dr Gideon Visagie   More
14/11/2015Dinner & Dance Fund Raiser
Our organisation will be hosting a fund raising dinner & dance at Encore restaurant on 14th November 2015. Enjoy panoramic views, a delicious buffet dinner and dance the night away with music by Subway...   More
18/11/2015Ope aand, kom vra jou vrae ivm Artritis - Bloemfontein Branch
Dr Johan van Rensburg - Rumatoloog Dr Chris Nel - Rumatoloog Juane Raats - Arbeidsterapeut Anneli Roos - Fisioterapeut Marike Joubert - Fisioterapeut    More
25/11/2015Complimentary Therapies Day
Please contact your branch for detail.   More
26/11/2015Complimentary Therapies Day - Johannesburg Branch
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Wits Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown Presenter: Jennifer Blenkinsopp, Occupational Therapist, "Music Therapy" Presenter: "Checklist On Ageing"    More


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