500 million people suffer from symptomatic osteoarthritis, 7 million of them in Spain.
It is the most prevalent joint pathology.
Rheumatic diseases are the first cause of permanent disability and the third cause of temporary incapacity for work.
50% of permanent disability cases caused by rheumatic diseases are those of patients with osteoarthritis.
“The drive of OAFI will play a key role in the coming years”
Doctor and Professor of Pharmacology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona