Netherlands

Ankylosing spondylitis society in preparation in the Netherlands:

Stichting Bechterew in Beweging (SBIB) 

 

Kieldreef 15 
3067 RS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 
 
Tel: +31 (0)10 22 33 725 
 
Date founded:  28-06-2004
INTERNET address:   www.stichting-bechterew.nl 
 

Membership
paying members, including AS sufferers (Our organization is a  ‘Stichting’ (Foundation)  and this means without members)
 
Board
Mr. Leen Salij (President/Chairman))
Mr. Johan Tiggeloven (Treasurer/vice President)
Mr. Mark van Woudenberg (Secretary)
Mr. Gerrit van der Zalm (Boardmember)
Mr. Robert van Dijk (Boardmember)
Ms. Michelle Mora Aquillar
Mr. Peter Meijndert (external advisor AS)
 
Office staff 
Mr. Leen Salij (President/Chairman)
Mr. Johan Tiggeloven (Treasurer/vice President)
Mr. Mark van Woudenberg (Secretary)
 
Important persons running the society
Mr. Leen Salij (President/Chairman)
Mr. Johan Tiggeloven (Treasurer/vice President)
Mr. Gerrit van der Zalm (Boardmember)
Mr. Robert van Dijk (Boardmember)
 
Delegate to ASIF Council
Mr. Gerrit van der Zalm (Boardmember)
Mr. Leen Salij (President/Chairman)
 
Medical advisors 
Dr. I.E. van der Horst-Bruinsma, reumatoloog VU Medisch Centrum Amsterdam hoofd Kenniscentrum Bechterew VUMC
Prof. dr. D.M.F.M. van der Heijde Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum Leiden
Prof. dr. P.L.C.M. van Riel Universitair Medisch Centrum St. Radboud Nijmegen
Dr. K.H. Han, reumatoloog Maasstad Ziekenhuis Rotterdam, locatie Clara
Dr. A.M. van Tubergen, MD PhD reumatoloog, Maastricht Universitair Medisch Centrum
Dr. D.L.P.  Baeten  Academisch Medisch Centrum Amsterdam Polikliniek Klinische Immunologie en Reumatologie  
See more at: http://www.stichting-bechterew.nl/over-de-stichting/organisatie#sthash.452MMSWQ.dpuf 
 
 
Newsletter Editorial board
Name:  ‘Nieuwsbrief Stichting Bechterew in Beweging’
Mr. Gerrit van der Zalm
Mr. Leen Salij
Mr. Robert van Dijk
 
Further publications
www.stichting-bechterew.nl  
www.bechterewmonitor.nl  
www.jong-en-rugpijn.nl  
 
 
Most important events in past and coming year
1. International AS Volleyball Tournament with a large number of participants from home and abroad (38 teams).
2. Annamarie Thomas Skate fest, for people with AS and their immediate families
3. Involvement in the organization of Rheumatism Exercise days of several hospitals.
 
Financial sources
Pharmaceutical Companies 
The Dutch organization ‘Reumafonds’ 
Government
 
Membership fees
Our organization is a  ‘Stichting’ (Foundation)  and this means without members.
 
Mostly discussed problems and intentions
To find financial support
To reach young people
To find international publicity for our activities 
To find more support
 
 

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Updated: March 2015