World Arthritis Week -2020..its a virtual conference this year!

The Middle East Arthritis Foundation (formerly Emirates Arthritis Foundation) was launched in April 2006. The mandate of the Middle East Arthritis Foundation is to increase awareness and education about arthritis in the region. Its goal is to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis through leadership training, and in the prevention, control and cure of the disease.

Arthritis affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Currently the MEAF runs events such as World Arthritis Day (since 2012) and Walk for Arthritis (Since 2018). Annually it gathers thousands of patients and their families through these and more events.

World Arthritis Day is usually packed full of activities and informative sessions involving around 300 patients and their families, whereas Walk for Arthritis has attracted over 1000 participants – making it the largest arthritis gathering in the UAE.

This year it’s a Virtual Conference – Zoom Platform  -October 9th to 15th .

MEAF is excited to be able to offer the most prolific WAD -World Arthritis Day event yet. Come along and join the fun! Get into the  online activities, excellent expert advice and loads of advice – all for free.

You can register @

Tough times never last, but tough people do” – Robert H. Schuller

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