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    Jul 12

    Joint replacement surgeries must become a priority again
    As Canada continues to confront COVID-19, an alarming backlog of joint replacement surgeries is emerging. In this Toronto Star editorial, the Arthritis Society addresses how it is taking action on the issue.
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    Jul 10

    Enough is enough
    Annie Lévesque cannot keep quiet any longer. She has joined voices with the 4, 000 Canadians who have called on the provincial and federal governments to find solutions to joint replacement delays affecting osteoarthritis patients. In March 2020, at the very beginning of the pandemic, Annie’s...
    Société de l'arthrite
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    May 06

    Discovery Pod speaks to Arthritis Society president and CEO Trish Barbato
    Arthritis Society president and CEO Trish Barbato talks with the Discovery Pod about joining the organization just before the COVID-19 pandemic, the challenges facing charities in the face of a global shutdown, and how innovation will play a key role as the organization evolves to meet the...
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    Apr 27

    COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
    We know people living with arthritis have a lot of questions about COVID-19 and arthritis. We’ve put together a list of common questions with answers below, as well as links to other resources. In addition to this Q&A, we've also hosted a series of special Arthritis Talks to...
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    Apr 15

    Coronavirus: The risks to essential workers with hidden health conditions
    Dr. Arif Jetha from the Institute of Work and Health examines the impact of COVID-19 on workers with hidden health conditions. Our chief science officer, Dr. Sian Bevan, comments on the concerns expressed by people with arthritis. Dr. Jetha's work is partly funded by an Arthritis Society...
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    Apr 14

    Society’s adapting To isolation. As a disabled person, I hope the changes stick.
    In this powerful perspective piece, Mari "Dev" Ramsawakh, who lives with a chronic pain and fatigue from a disability, writes about how COVID-19 has suddenly made accessibility everybody's priority. People with arthritis can identify.  
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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 concern for patients who rely on the drugs to treat conditions like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The Arthritis Society is working with governments to limit the extent to which arthritis patient care impacted by...
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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...
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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...
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