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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26/07/2014National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day - KZN Branch
Venue: Mount Edge Combe Country Club Pani Dam hall Gate 2 Golf Course Drive Mount Edge Combe. Durban Time: 13:30pm for 14:00 to 16:30pm Speaker: Dr Neeta Patel ( Specialist...   More
28/07/2014National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day - Helderberg Branch
To mark Osteoarthritis Awareness Day, the Helderberg branch has invited as guest speaker rheumatologist and osteoarthritis specialist Dr Stella Botha from Groote Schuur Hospital. She will be speaking on...   More
13/08/2014National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day - Bloemfontein Branch
Die Stigting vir Artritis van Suid-Afrika Bloemfontein-tak nooi die publiek en gesondheids Deskundiges uit na ‘n praaitjie oor 13-Augustus-2014 Osteoartritis Happy Feet!!! Bespreking van voetspalke Dr...   More
20/08/2014National Fibromyalgia Day - All Branches
Please contact your branch for details.   More
09/10/2014World Arthritis Day - Johannesburg Branch
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Wits Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown Presenter: Tereza Hough, CEO National Osteoporosis Society SA; “Dilemmas in Treating Osteoporosis. Is there a Rational...   More
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Arthritis Drugs Database 

 

 

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