Our Partners

Who do we work with?

 

Our important work is supported through working relationships and partnerships with universities, hospitals, funding agencies, arthritis treatment centres, both the BC and Yukon Division and the National Office of The Arthritis Society, and the Government of British Columbia.

Funding Agencies

Academic

The following organizations are affiliated with ARC and its research projects.

Research

  • Located in Toronto, their mission is to explore the impact of arthritis on individuals, their families, communities and on the population at large, in order to further the development of targeted policies and effective interventions.

  • Canadian Rheumatologists taking a leadership role in coordinating rheumatology clinical trials across the country.

  • The CHHM conducts research into the prevention, detection and treatment of bone and joint problems affecting the hip.

  • A University-based multidisciplinary team focused on doing basic science research to find the causes and cures of bone and joint injuries and diseases.

Consumer Focused

The following sites contain information that is consumer-specific.

  • Good information on rheumatology for patients and physicians.

  • The Arthritis Alliance of Canada was formed in 2003, when the organizations working to help people with arthritis live better lives joined together.

  • Promoting bone and joint health.

  • The Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA) is a grass-root, patient-driven, independent, national organization which facilitates links between Canadians living with arthritis with researchers, government and other organizations as well as communicates latest news relevant to members.

  • Consumer friendly reviews of the scientific literature on musculoskeletal health treatments.

  • Provides education and training to people with arthritis.

  • MPAP provides outpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work, and nursing services at sites in Vancouver, Victoria, Penticton and Cranbrook.

  • The Arthritis Society is devoted to funding and promoting arthritis research, programs and patient care.

Community Partners