Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JIA)What is Osteoarthritis?What is Osteoporosis?

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and swelling of the tissue around a joint.

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Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JIA)

Children as young a few months old can get inflammation of joints, a condition called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) or juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).

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What is Osteoarthritis?

One in two adults will develop symptoms of knee osteoarthritis during their lives.

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What is Osteoporosis?

Bone loss happens without any warning signs. This is why osteoporosis is called a “silent disease.”

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JIA)What is Osteoarthritis?What is Osteoporosis?
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JIA)What is Osteoarthritis?What is Osteoporosis?

Emirates Arthritis Foundation

The Emirates Arthritis foundation is a non-profit organisation that strives to breathe life into leading ideas on health, hope and happiness.  Its goal is to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis through leadership training, in the prevention, control and cure of the disease.  Currently, the Middle East Arthritis Foundation runs events around World Arthritis Day.  In addition, it currently runs a free yoga program for arthritis and has a free juvenile arthritis support program.  Through Facebook, website and radio campaigns it strives to raise awareness of this condition.

What’s New?

Find out what’s happening at Middle East Arthritis Foundation.

Our Mission

The mandate of the Emirates Arthritis Foundation is to increase awareness and education about arthritis in the region.

Get Involved!

Help us fight arthritis by joining in our annual World Arthritis Day.

World Arthritis Day 2013

World Arthritis Day 2014

World Arthritis Day 2015