Spain

Ankylosing spondylitis societies in Spain:

Coordinadora Española de Asociaciones de Espondilitis

 
 
C/ La Bañeza 7, Casa de las Asociaciones 
E-37006 Salamanca, Spain 
 
Tel: +34 692311519 
 
 

 


Year Founded
2000
 
Number of Members
2485
 
Local branches and nature of activities
23 local branches have information and  formation, therapies, and activities for patients and family
 
Board
«Junta Directiva» consists of 8 AS patients arthritis
 
Office staff
no employees
 
Officers and Directors
President :Pedro Plazuelo Ramos
Vice President: Carlos Medina Ortiz
Treasurer: Jesus de la Haza
Secretary: Francisco Pajuelo
 
Contact for ASIF
Pedro Plazuelo Ramos
Juan Luis Garrido
 
Medical advisors
Eduardo Collantes Estévez
Jefe del Servicio de Reumatología. Hospital Reina Sofia de Córdoba
 
Newsletter and frequency
Monthly newsletters. actsheets.
 
Further publications
• La Espondilitis. Los Hechos.
• Guía del Paciente.
• Práctica de ejercicios respiratorios para el paciente de espondilitis anquilosante.
 
Most important events in past and coming year
2014:
• do not turn your back
• our formula is the sum
• autoimmune
• National Strategy for Musculoskeletal diseases.
• You too can
• Training for physiotherapists in Spondiloartritis.
• 2nd contest photograph of rheumatic diseases
2015:
• You too can
• Patient Resource Atlas.
• Working with ASIF and other European associations.
All year:
We celebrate on may the World Spondylitis Day with a Congress on AS.
20th October the National Spondylitis Day.
1st Congress Patients of ankylosing Spondylitis
 
Financial sources
Private Companies 
partners and associations
 
Member fees
Every regional society pays 60€ per year.
 
Most important/ discussed  issues  
Current status of health in Spain and Europe.
Problems in access to treatment.
Status of patients with AS
 
Remarks
Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/Espondilitis
https://www.youtube.com/user/EspondilitisCeade

 

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Updated: March 2015