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16 October 2019

RTHK Program on Rheumatic Diseases

Organisation news Patient stories

To echo the World Arthritis Day (12th Oct) as designated by the World Health Organisation, Hong Kong Arthritis & Rheumatism Foundation partnered with RTHK to launch a series of radio interviews on rheumatic diseases. Rheumatologists were invited to share the information concerning the aetiology, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the disease; social workers talked about the information on community resources and disease self-help groups; patients shared their stories regarding how they fight against the disease and lived with a positive attitude. The five consecutive episodes were broadcasted every Wednesday at 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm from 4 September 2019 to 2 October 2019. You are welcome to listen to the program below. Read more

10 October 2019

Arthritis Disease Booklet II

Organisation news

HKARF has published the second phase of Arthritis disease booklets covering the following topics. You could download the e-version by clicking the image below (Chinese version only).

 

Spondyloarthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

Psoriatic arthritis

Scleroderma

Vasculitis

Sjogren’s syndrome

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17 July 2017

Arthritis Disease Booklet I

Organisation news

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27 May 2017

SLE Book Release

Highlighted past events

《與狼共舞──紅斑狼瘡症的護理與治療》
新書發佈會

紅斑狼瘡症(簡稱SLE)是一種慢性自身免疫系統疾病,醫學界最早提及紅斑狼瘡的病徵,可追溯至公元前西醫之父希波克拉底的論述,提及一種臉部出現嚴重紅疹的疾病。病患者的皮膚、關節、腎臟、心臟血管和神經系統會因為發炎產生病變。
香港風濕病基金會希望透過《與狼共舞 — 紅斑狼瘡症的護理與治療》這本書,能深入淺出地介紹狼瘡症的病因、病狀和最新治療方法。編者特別在書中加入了多位病患者的故事,包括年輕藝人杜小喬、從小發病的鋼琴老師Rainbow和多位積極參與病人自助組織的病友,由她們親身細訴如何走出紅斑狼瘡症的陰霾,從而提高此書的可讀性和趣味性。

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