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12 Sep

CHAPTER 1: Bone Health and Vitamin D. What is it and why is it so important?

Vitamina D y Salud Articular


25 Jul

The silent falls

Why does Osteoarthritis cause falls? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that affects the joints, causing deterioration of the cartilage that covers them. This can lead to a variety of health problems, with lack of stability being one of the most common. Osteoarthritis weakens the muscles and ligaments around the joints, resulting in decreased balance and […]


13 Jul

Osteoarthritis and cardiovascular diseases: a close relationship

Osteoarthritis and cardiovascular risk: What do we need to know? Osteoarthritis: Key concepts Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic disease that affects the cartilage, the subchondral bone, the synovial membrane and the soft tissues of the joint. Some of the symptoms are pain, loss of mobility, muscle atrophy… which are combined with the psychological wear and […]


13 Jul

SEMERGEN and OAFI united once again

SEMERGEN joins the OAFI Foundation in the development of the “OAFI With You” project, aimed at assisting religious patients with joint health problems. The Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (SEMERGEN) and the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) have signed a collaboration agreement to promote the development of the “OAFI With You” project, focused on providing […]


29 Jun

OAFI-AECOSAR Sign a Collaboration Agreement with ASPE

On June 6, the International Osteoarthritis Foundation, together with AECOSAR, signed a collaboration agreement with ASPE, the Spanish Private Health Alliance. In the way of collaboration and creation of links with entities of different sectors that is carried out from AECOSAR-OAFI, and whose purpose is to create a common work network with the best partners […]


26 May

AECOSAR participates and receives the SORCOM award for the ARTRO 360 project

AECOSAR participated this past Sunday, May 22, in the II Solidarity Race for Patients with Rheumatic Diseases, organized by the Society of Rheumatology of the Community of Madrid (SORCOM). They were also awarded for the support of the ARTRO 360 project, an initiative of OAFI Foundation in which AECOSAR collaborates, consisting of a proposal for […]


28 Feb

Banco Farmacéutico, OAFI and AECOSAR join forces to work towards the eradication of pharmaceutical poverty in patients with osteoarthritis and/or osteoporosis

The Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI), the Spanish Osteoporosis Association (AECOSAR) and the Banco Farmacéutico, together with the Observatorio de la Pobreza Farmacéutica, signed an agreement last January establishing a joint working framework to curb pharmaceutical poverty in patients with osteoarthritis and/or osteoporosis. OAFI is the world’s first and only non-profit foundation exclusively for people with […]


11 Oct

The Updated Agenda of The OAFI Congress 2021 is Here!

We present the updated Preliminary Agenda of the 5th International Congress for Osteoarthritis Patients, to be held on 14 and 15 October at the AXA Auditorium (L’illa Diagonal, Barcelona). In the agenda, you will find the schedule of the congress and all its conferences: two days completely dedicated to the health, well-being and improvement of […]


14 Sep

OAFI Foundation Will Be Part of The PNLAR 2020 Congress

OAFI Foundation will participate in the PANLAR (Panamerican League of Associations for Rheumathology) congress in a symposium organized jointly with OARSI (Osteoarthritis Research Society International) where different world-class specialists will delve into the pathology. In this way, the OAFI Foundation participates in one of the most important congresses in the world on joint health and […]


4 Mar

The First Patient Foundation With a TV & Radio Program Dedicated Exclusively to Patients

Since last September 2019, OAFI has become the first Patient Foundation with its own television & radio program . Every Monday from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the health journalist Ricardo Aparicio directs and presents a program dedicated exclusively to osteoarthritis patients. WHERE AND HOW TO LISTEN TO OAFI RADIO? You can watch the LIVE […]