Resources in Additional Languages

Resources in Additional Languages

This page provides information about arthritis in additional languages for people living with arthritis, their caregivers or healthcare providers.  These resources have been adapted for cultural relevance in consultation with community partners, so the content may vary slightly from our resources in English and French.   

We continue to expand the languages offered and will be updating this webpage with new resources as they become available.   

Osteoarthritis

English: Osteoarthritis:  Symptoms, Causes, Treatments [PDF 680 kb]
French: Arthrose:  Causes, Symptômes, Traitements  {PDF 674 kB]
Simplified Chinese: 骨关节炎(又称退化性关节炎):  成因 · 症状 · 治疗 [PDF 1.5 MB]
Traditional Chinese: 骨關節炎  ( 又稱退化性關節炎) :  成因 · 症狀 · 治療 [PDF 1.3 MB]
Arabic: [forthcoming] 

Rheumatoid Arthritis

English: Rheumatoid Arthritis:  Symptoms, Causes, Treatments [PDF 564 kB]
French: Polyarthrite rheumatoïde:  Causes, Symptômes, Traitements  [PDF 496 kB]
Simplified Chinese: 类风湿性关节炎 :  成因 · 症状 · 治疗 [PDF 2.6 MB]
Traditional Chinese: 類風濕性關節炎: 成因 · 症狀 · 治療 [PDF 2.6 MB]
Arabic: [forthcoming] 

*If you would like a PDF of a resource in tri-fold brochure format for printing for your organization, please contact info@arthritis.ca.  

Additional multilingual information about arthritis can be found on the following websites: 

  • iCON (Intercultural Online Health Network):  information available in Punjabi and Traditional Chinese  

  • Arthritis Australia:  information available in Arabic, Assyrian, Croatian, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Persian, Punjabi, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese and Vietnamese  

The Arthritis Society would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for sharing their knowledge and expertise to help us adapt and translate these resources: 

Mabel Ho and Maria Chu, Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care 
Grace Ho and the clients of South Riverdale Community Health Centre  
Adina Ungureanu and colleagues at ACCÉSSS 
Ryan Drew and colleagues at Success BC 
Barbara Ho at iCON (Intercultural Online Health Network) 
Dr. Linda Li, University of British Columbia 
Dr. Carson Chin, Rheumatologist 

These resources were made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from:
pfizer logo