The History of the Arthritis Health Professions Association

By: Jennifer Burt, BScPT AHPA Past President St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Attempts to start a professional body of allied health professionals working in rheumatology in Ontario began in the 1970’s. Planning began in earnest in the early 1980s and was...

Winter Newsletter – January 2015

Subsequent Entry Biologics (SEB’s) What you need to know We are pleased to announce that CAPA has developed a position paper on the important topic of Subsequent Entry Biologics (SEB’s). You might be wondering what SEB’s are – they are similar,...

Arthritis Alliance of Canada Conference and Symposium

by: Linda Wilhelm As October 2014 was winding down, members of the Canadian Arthritis community, including the entire Board of The Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance, gathered in Toronto for the 2nd Annual Arthritis Alliance of Canada (AAC) Conference and Research...

Quebec Arthritis Forum

On October 18, 2014, I had the pleasure of attending the 1st Forum on Arthritis organized by Québec division of The Arthritis Society. The event gathered 940 participants, speakers, vendors and partners. In addition to sessions for the general public, continuing...

Fall Newsletter – September 2014

Our Month and Our Charter September is an important month for people living with arthritis. It has been designated Arthritis Month by The Arthritis Society in order to bring greater awareness of the disease. As we know all too well, arthritis affects every aspect of...