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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24/07/2014National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day - All Branches
Please contact your branch for details.   More
24/07/2014National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day - Eastern Cape Branch
Our Osteoarthritis Awareness Day will be on the 24th July, 2014 at St. Johns Anglican Church Hall, 8th Avenue, Walmer. Presentation starts at 09h30 and will be given by Dr. Jenny Potts, Rheumatologist.    More
24/07/2014National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day - Western Cape Branch
Western Cape Branch will be having an interesting & informative awareness day on Osteoarthritis on Thursday, 24th July 2014 in the Kleinschuur room at Groote Schuur Hospital from 10h00 am – 12h30 am. The...   More
24/07/2014National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day - Johannesburg Branch
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Wits Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown Presenter: Dr Nicole de la Hunt, Rheumatologist; “The Burden of Ageing” Presenter: Kerry Clack and Claudette Busschau, Physiotherapists;...   More
25/07/2014National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day - Pretoria Branch
An interesting and informative talk presented by Dr Christa Visser on "Debunking the myth of Osteoarthritis" followed by a demonstration of essential chair exercises given by Debbie Anderson (Please bring a...   More
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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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