The Arthritis Foundation of South Africa

Achieving a better life for those with arthritis!


 Welcome to our Website!


This is the online home of the Arthritis Foundation of South Africa. Founded in 1973, the Arthritis Foundation is the only non-profit organisation in South Africa providing non-medical support for people with arthritis, their families and carers. It is entirely privately funded and aims to enable people with arthritis to live a valuable life in all its dimensions through increasing awareness, providing education and offering support.


For event details in your area contact one of our branches

 Know Your Medication

Event Calendar

National Complementary Therapies Day

12:00 AM

Please contact your local branch of the Arthritis Foundation for more detail. This is the official date of the awareness day. However dates and venues may vary from branch to branch

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Arthritis Drugs Database 


Do you have a complaint to make about your medical scheme or other medical service provider? Click here to find out what action you can take. 


When searching our site, only enter the most relevant word pertaining to your search e.g. if you are searching for "rheumatoid arthritis", only enter  "rheumatoid".