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.
Clinical Trial Opportunity
ATTENTION ALL PERSONS SUFFERING FROM JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS (JIA) WHO ARE 18 (EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER) AND LIVING IN CAPE TOWN AND SURROUNDS.
IF YOU WISH TO TAKE PLACE IN A CLINICAL TRIAL INVOLVING A BIOLOGIC, PLEASE CONTACT MIKE AT THE ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION ON 021 4252344 or CELL 072 929 6192. PLEASE INFORM ANYONE YOU MIGHT KNOW (WHO HAS JIA) OF THIS OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN A BIOLOGIC AT NO COST.
Know Your Medication
Searching for an affordable medical aid and don't know where to start?
Use the Medical Scheme Information Tool (MSIT). This tool can be used to compare medical schemes and their various plans and rates.
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.
When searching the site, only enter the most relevant word pertaining to your search e.g. if you are searching for "rheumatoid arthritis", only enter "rheumatoid".