What COVID-19 means for you and your family if you have arthritis.

What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a collection of conditions affecting joints and other tissues. It causes pain, restricts mobility and diminishes quality of life.

It's serious. 1 in 5 Canadians live every day with arthritis and there is no cure.

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How We Help


Investments in research seek to understand the causes, realize innovations that improve quality of life and discover a cure.


Understanding needs of people affected by arthritis and identifying gaps that are important to champion for change.


Providing patient-centric, evidenced-based information and resources to empower people affected by arthritis.

Thank you for giving.
Your generosity puts us closer to a world where people are free from the devastating effects that arthritis has on lives.

Arthritis. Give before it takes.


Live Better with Arthritis

Essential tips and guidance for moving through life with arthritis.

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Apr 02

Canadian lupus patients missing critical drug after claims it treats coronavirus Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine supplies are low due to coronavirus, causing concers for patients who rely on teh drugs to treat conditions like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The Arthritis Society is wokring with governments to limit the extent to which arthritis patient sare impacted by... Public
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Mar 30

Arthritis and Lupus patients running low on meds due to misinformation about COVID-19 Our Chief Science Officer, Dr. Sian Bevan, and arthritis ambassador Darlene McPherson, comment on how COVID-19 has led to a shortage of Hydroxychloroquine – a drug used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus – and how it's impacting patients. The Arthritis Society continues to... CTV News
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Mar 26

Global Rheumatology Alliance - Patient Experience survey The COVID-19 (Novel coronavirus) pandemic has quickly infected over a million people worldwide.  While most people with COVID-19 infections have mild or no symptoms, a significant proportion of patients can become quite ill. At this time, little is known about how patients with rheumatic... Public

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Greens for Arthritis Aurora, ON
Apr 06
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Osteoarthritis of the Hands
Kingston, on
Apr 07
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Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Hand Class
Gravenhurst, ON

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