Our Vision

Arthritis Foundation of South Africa

 exists to achieve a better life for all those affected with arthritis.

Our Mission

We enable those with arthritis to live a valuable life in all its dimensions through increasing awareness, providing education and offering support. 

Service We Provide

The Arthritis Foundation of South Africa is the only body in our country providing non-medical support for arthritis patients, their families and carers. To do this we are involved in a wide range of education and support programmes, in providing access to information about these diseases, and by advocating the interests of people with arthritis in government, medical and media circles.

The National Office is in Cape Town and supports regional centres in Gauteng and Eastern Cape.

We run a range of educational programmes with experts and leaders in the arthritis community. 

EDUCATION

We run a range of educational programmes with experts and leaders in the arthritis community. 

SUPPORT

Our support and development programmes focus on improving daily life and long-term health. 

INFORMATION

We are a leading source of information about treatment, management and care for the different types of arthritis and rheumatism. 

ADVOCACY

We promote public awareness about arthritis, and advocate for policies and healthcare practices that put the patient first.

 

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SPECIALISTS

Our support and development programmes focus on improving daily life and long-term health. 

How we provide our services

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MEMBERSHIPS

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DONATIONS

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SPONSORSHIPS

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BEQUESTS

Meet The Team

Vicki Sanan

(Community Liaison Officer - Eastern Cape  ) 

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"A good attitude is the essence of well-being."

Lorraine Mantini 

(Community Liaison Officer - Western Cape  ) 

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"Hope is having just enough light to lead onwards."

Julie Martin 

(Community Liaison Officer - Western Cape  ) 

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"Tomorrow is promised no one therefore we live for today"

Nadine Lewis

(Regional Office Manager Gauteng)

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"If all mankind could strive for qualities like kindness, compassion and empathy, what a wonderful world it would be."

Sister Joyce Ncala

(Community Liaison Officer - Soweto)

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“Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace”

(National Finance Manager) 

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"One of the hardest parts of life is deciding whether to walk away or to try harder"

Qhosh Ribeiro

National Marketing & Communications Manager) 

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When you approach challenges from a place of love, solutions emerge." 

Gift Mantini 

(Receptionist - Western Cape) 

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"The right path is not always the easiest."

Brenda Spence

(Administration Coordinator - Gauteng) 

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"One of the hardest parts of life is deciding whether to walk away or to try harder"

William Martin

(Administration Coordinator - Western Cape) 

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When you approach challenges from a place of love, solutions emerge." 

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In a nutshell

Get in touch

We are the only body in our country that provides non-medical support for arthritis patients, their families and carers.

To do this we are involved in a wide range of education and support programmes, in providing access to information about  diseases, and by advocating the interests of people with arthritis in government, medical and media circles.

Questions and requests for information from members and non-members are welcome.

Room 2401, 24th Floor Foreshore Place, 2 Riebeek Street,  Cape Town, 8001

Available 08:30 – 16:00 Monday–Friday

Tel: +27 21 425 2344

Email: info@arthritis.org.za

Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) Number: 930011128

Non Profit Organisation Registration Number: 002-847-NPO

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