The Paediatric Society of the African League Against Rheumatism is an association of healthcare professionals, allied healthcare workers, patient support groups and all relevant stakeholders involved in the care and management of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal diseases afflicting the children of Africa.
Equal access to quality pediatric rheumatology healthcare for children in Africa with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases(RMDs) so that they may live, grow and thrive.
To improve the healthcare of children with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Africa through raising awareness, advocacy, education, research, formulation and enactment of policies that promotes their growth, development, survival and overall well-being.
When you hear the word "rheumatism", you may think of the aches and pains associated with arthritis. However, rheumatic diseases are much more than this.
Many rheumatic diseases are often more aggressive among children compared to adults. Furthermore, children often are not able to explain accurately their symptoms as adults do. This contributes to delayed diagnosis that may result in chronic pain, disability and even death.Read More
To collaborate with members through online meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops in order to have brainstorming sessions on improvement of quality of life of children with RMDs.
To create and align with ground-breaking interventions that positively influence the health of children with RMDs through national and international agencies.
Update members of the association and others on current information about management of Paediatric RMDs.
Dear All, On behalf of the PAFLAR Board, I would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all our members and partners who have supported PAFLAR’s initiatives and activities during the year 2022. It has been a fascinating year and we have joined hands together as we aspire to achieve our dream of equal access […]
The role objective • To improve the quality of life of children with pediatric rheumatic diseases through evidence-based practice.• To build international collaboration: gain new perspective on research and build relationships with others in the field.• Increase research in pediatric rheumatology in Africa. Responsibilities: The Project Officer will report to the Program Officer. The roles […]
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