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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

Research

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

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

Providing patient-centric, evidenced-based information and resources to empower people affected by arthritis.
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Your generosity puts us closer to a world where people are free from the devastating effects that arthritis has on lives.

 

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Essential tips and guidance for moving through life with arthritis.

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May 03

Response to Toronto Star - cannabis isn't medicine Response from Trish Barbato, President and CEO of the Arthritis Society to Canabis is not ready to be called medicine, yet (Toronto Star, April 27) Cannabis isn’t medicine?  Tell that to Judith.  The retired Guelph resident lived most of her adult life in pain. For more... Arthritis Society
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May 03

Letter to National Advisory Committee on Immunization Dr. Mathew Tunis  Executive Secretary, National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) We are writing on behalf of Canadians living with rheumatic diseases on immunosuppressive medications.Like in the cancer community, Canadians living with the worst forms of autoimmune arthritis... Arthritis Society
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Apr 22

New Brunswick expands use of biosimilars The New Brunswick government is following the lead of other jurisdictions and expanding its use of biosimilar drugs to improve the sustainability of public drug plans, Health Minister Dorothy Shephard announced Wednesday.Biosimilars are "highly similar," but less expensive versions of... CBC News

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