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. 

 

Awareness Days and Event Calendar

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08/05/2015National Lupus Awareness Day
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14/05/2015Lupus Awareness Day - Johannesburg Branch
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Wits Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown Presenter: Dr Nadia Nikakhtar, Rheumatologist; “Risk Factors for Lupus” Presenter: Phyllis Berger, Physiotherapist and Acupuncturist;...   More
23/07/2015National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day - Johannesburg Branch
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Wits Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown Presenter: Alexander Technique Practitioner, "The Back And Alexander Technique" Presenter: Kylie Crawford, Biokineticist, "Ageing And The...   More
24/07/2015National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day
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20/08/2015National Fibromyalgia Day
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08/10/2015World Arthritis Day - Johannesburg Branch
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Wits Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown Presenter: Dr Anne Stanwix, Rheumatologist, "Gout-An Old Age & New Age Malady" Presenter: Gugu Njoko, Podiatrist, "Feet First"    More
12/10/2015World Arthritis Day
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25/11/2015Complimentary Therapies Day
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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


  Know Your Medication

 

Arthritis Drugs Database 

 

 

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Use the   Medical Scheme Information Tool (MSIT). This tool can be used to compare medical schemes and their various plans and rates.

 

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