Ankylosing spondylitis society in Czechia

Phone (+420) 221 890 416



Klub Bechtěreviků
Karlínské náměstí 12
CZ-186 00 Praha 8


General Informationen

1250 including 1242 AS sufferers   
Local branches
14 local branches, partially with weekly exercises 
16 AS sufferers
Office staff
no employees
Important persons running the society
Prezident: Jindřich FANTA,  (+420) 605 256 826,
Viceprezident: Alena LOUDOVÁ,  (+420) 603 504 603,
Jednatel (secretary): vacant 
International contacts and delegate to ASIF Council
Ing. Marek Jílek, Za Humny 290, 285 75 Žehušice, (+420) 736 723 701,
Mgr. Eva Nasková, Na Průhonu 422/36,  353 01 Mariánské Lázně, (+420) 608 264 848, 
Medical advisor
Prof. MUDr. Karel TRNAVSKÝ DrSc, Arthrocentrum, Prague
Newsletter Editor(ial board)
«Bechtĕrevik» (monthly)
Jaromír FAJKUS, Kojetická 1024/21, 277 11 Neratovice,
Further publications
Příručka pro pacienty (Guidebook for Patients)
Exercise video tape (courtesy of Jáchymov spa)
Most important events in past and coming year
2013: General delegates meeting and election of Board, discussions on new measures of healthcare
2014: General delegates meeting, discussions on new measures of healthcare
Weekly courses with physiotherapy and exercise for members
2015: Czech AS Club celebrates 25th anniversary in 2015. Celebration is held 14 March in Jachymov accompanied by series of lectures.
Financial sources
40 % membership fees, 50 % grants, 10 % donations
Membership fees
350 Kč per year
Mostly discussed problems and intentions
Foundation of additional exercise groups
New scheme and reduction of subsidies from Ministry of Health
World's first AS patient organization with a monthly disease-specific journal 


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Updated: March 2015