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September is Arthritis Awareness Month

Help us make arthritis visible by participating in our month-long campaign. Because when something is visible, we can’t ignore it.

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The Arthritis Newsletter: Fall 2018

Keeping you informed about advances in arthritis research and related stories.

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ROAR 2018 Public Forum

Find out about the latest in arthritis prevention and treatments on September 29th!

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Arthritis is responsible for 1 in 10 doctor visits and 1 in 16 hospitalizations. Your support is key in addressing the important issues created by this chronic disease.

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2017-2018 Annual Report

Want to find out what we’ve been up to over the past year? Our 2017-2018 annual report is now available online.

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Biologic drugs for spondyloarthritis patients: do policies in different countries affect costs and health?

Principal Investigator: Stephanie Harvard, University of British Columbia School of Population and Public Health PhD student and Arthritis Research Canada Trainee supervised by Dr. Bruno Fautrel, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, and Dr. Aslam Anis, University of British Columbia School of Population and Public Health

Using information from DESIR, researchers looked at which patients satisfied the criteria to receive biologic drugs in different countries: France, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong.

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John Esdaile

John Esdaile

Scientific Director, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FCAHS

Jocelyn Cruickshank

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Board of Directors Chair

Shauneen Kellner

Shauneen Kellner

Executive Director

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