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.


For event details in your area contact one of our branches


Know Your Medication


Arthritis Drugs Database 


Do you have a complaint to make about your medical scheme or other medical service provider? Click here to find out what action you can take. 

Event Calendar

24/04/2016National Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day
06/05/2016National Lupus Awareness Day
Hands on Rheumatology 2016
Date: 21-22 May 2016 Venue: The Pivot Conference Centre, Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways Johannesburg International Guest Speaker: Professor Naomi Schlesinger ...   More
22/07/2016National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day
20/08/2016National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
12/10/2016World Arthritis Day
24/11/2016Complementary Therapies Day


When searching our site, only enter the most relevant word pertaining to your search e.g. if you are searching for "rheumatoid arthritis", only enter  "rheumatoid". 


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