France

Ankylosing spondylitis patients societies in France

Website www.spondylarthrite.org        

Email info@spondylarthrite.org       

 

Adress


Association France Spondyloarthrites (AFS)

Roussolles – APT  n° 15 – 27 rue Aimé Audubert

19000 Tulle

France

 

General Informationen


Year Founded                               2000   

President                                      Mme Marie-Laure Bigourie, Phone: +33 5 55 26 10 49,                                                                       Email: marie.laure.afs.limousin@gmail.com

Vice President                               Mr. Maurice Faugère, Phone: +33 (0) 6 06 15 82 24,

                                                       Email: faugere.mfc@wanadoo.fr                                                                                           

Treasurer                                       Mr. Dominique Tremelot, Phone: +33 2 99 99 50 37,                                                                           Email: afs.tresorier@cegetel.net

Secretary                                      Mme Délphine Lafarge,

International contacts                     Mr. Maurica Faugère

Membership (2013)                         2650 paying members, including about 1500 people with ankylosing                                     spondylitis, all over France and other European and North-African                                                        French speaking countries

Membership fee                              € 30 per annum for patients, 50 € for family (2 members)

                                                                      From 90 € onwards for benefactors

Local branches                               14 local branches. Contact persons in several districts

Newsletter                                     «Spondylarthrite info»

Frequency                                      3 per year

Events                                           2011: 4th Spondylitis Day (8th of October 2011) 

                                                     October 2011: publication of the book «Ma spondylarthrite,                                                                            mes question...»

                 NOVEMBER 2013 : DVD “Understanding Spondylitis”

                                                                  29 – 30 November 2013 : 1st Congress « National meetings on rheumatism Issy les Moulineaux near Paris

                                                                    5 – 6 December 2014 (Issy-les Moulineaux) : 2nd congress «National meetings on rheumatism».

                                                                      2014 : 10 Medical conferences

Remarks                                        AFS is managed only by patients for patients

                                                     Medical advisory Committee is independent from AFS

 

Further Publications


Integral statement of every medical conference, with agreement of physicians

Booklets «What is AS?»

«AS and treatments»

«Daily life with AS»

«Administrative problems with AS»

 

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