World Athritis Day

Thursday, 12 October 2017

On World Arthritis Day, 12 October, people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases from around the world join together to make their voices heard with the following aims:

- To raise awareness of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in all its forms among the medical community, people affected by any such condition and the general public

- To influence public policy by making decision-makers aware of the burden of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases and the steps which can be taken to ease them

- To ensure all people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases and their caregivers are aware of the vast support network available to them.

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