Portugal

Ankylosing spondylitis society in Portugal:

Associação Nacional da Espondilite Anquilosante (ANEA) 

Rua de Platão, Zambujal, P-2785-698 São Domingos de Rana, Portugal 
Mail address: Apartado 69, P- 2646-901 Alcabideche, Portugal 
Tel. (+351-21) 454 92 00 
Fax (+351-21) 454 92 08 
Internet home page: www.anea.org.pt 
eMail: anea@anea.org.pt
(Foundation in 1982 initiated by 3 AS patient's as Núcleo de Espondilite Anquilosante = NEA)

 

President Justino Mendes DOS SANTOS ROMÃO
Vice-president Hernani Jose PEREIRA DUARTE COSTA
Secretary Fransisco Manuel GOMES NUNES
Treasurer José Lemos CUNHA CRUCHINHO
Office Staff

Vice president: Hernani COSTA
Treasury: José CRUCHINHO
Director's assistant: Andreia TELLER

International contacts Dr. Justino Mendes dos Santos Romão - de Platão, n.º 147 - Zambujal - 2785-698 S. Domingos de Rana, Portugal
Membership 01. Jan.2012 1521 paying members including ca. 1312 AS sufferers
Local branches S. Domingos de Rana and 11 local branches in Coimbra, Ovar, Ponte Lima, Viseu, Leiria, Lisboa, Vila Real, Porto, Braga, Cova da Beira, and Algarve.
Weekly exercise classes: S. Domingos de Rana, Viseu, Pombal, Ovar, Braga and Leiria
Newsletter Editorial board «Boletim da A.N.E.A.» (4 times/year) Director: Dr. Justino Mendes DOS SANTOS ROMÃO
Redactors: Direcção da Anea
Further publications  «Cadernos Espondilíticos» (2 booklet on ankylosing spondylitis):
«I - Guia de alerta e defesa do espondilítico» (guidebook for patients); II - Programa de Ginástica no domicílio (home exercises for six days of the week, 2nd edition)
«Glossário de Termos Clínicos de apoio ao Doente com EA» (Medical glossary for AS patients)
Cadernos SNR N° 17 - Manual da Espondilite Anquilosante (AS manual by Dr. Filipe ROCHA)
Portuguese edition of «Car driving with ankylosing spondylitis» by Dr. Jon ERLENDSSON
Espondilite Anquilosante Os Factos. Portuguese edition of «Ankylosing spondylitis - the facts»by Dr. Muhammad Asim KHAN
Portuguese edition of «Touchpoints» sobre Espondilite Anquilosante
Most important events in past and coming year November 201 : Annual ANEA meeting in Espinho
May 2011: World Ankylosing Spondylitis Day 
November 2012 Annual ANEA meeting 
May 2012: World Ankylosing Spondylitis Day
Membership fee € 15 Annual fee