Lebanon: Walkathon To Face Rheumatoid Arthritis

Walkathon To Face Rheumatoid ArthritisContribute to face Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Join us on Sunday June 19th at Beirut Souks and pick up your Walkathon T-Shirt.

•Gathering at 10:00AM in Tripoli Square near Ajami Square of Beirut Souks
•Join us for the START Group Picture at 10:10AM
•It is a morning walk of 1km around the streets of Beirut Souks
•Invite your friends and family members to join us to face Rheumatoid Arthritis

For more information
you can call 71 02 49 59

First Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Month launched

BEIRUT: The start of Lebanon’s first ever National Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Awareness Month was announced Wednesday.

Sponsored by the Health Ministry and the Lebanese Society of Rheumatology, alongside the Association of Arthritis Patients in Lebanon, the month-long campaign will raise awareness about the prevalent autoimmune disease, thought to affect around 20 million people worldwide.

IRADAIRADA-Association of RA Patients in Lebanon is a non-profit patient support group that defines itself as a dynamic association of exchange and support that ultimately generates strong team spirit, joining the patients as well as the medical body and the funding thirds. IRADA is formed by willing RA’ers aiming to get this unknown and complex disease known to the public.

IRADA’s objectives:

  • To facilitate the dialogue between RA’ers and specialists
  • To sensitise authorities and general public to the problems caused by RA
  • To fight for patients’ rights
  • To stimulate medical research
  • To advocate for equal access to effective treatment at the right time

HOTLINE: +961 71 024 959

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