Hello and Welcome to Arthritis Care Foundation.

Arthritis affects all ages.
Even Children.

Do you know?​

•Arthritis is one of the leading causes of disability around the world. 

•It is a painful & sometimes fatal disease which can affect all ages. 

•Symptoms include joint pain, swelling, stiffness & disfiguration of joints leading to disability.

•An average patient can not afford it’s high treatment cost.

THEY NEED YOUR HELP

In a country like Pakistan, there are millions of underprivileged arthritis patients who can not afford treatment, their only option is to suffer!

Treatment for arthritis ranges from PKR 50,000 to PKR 500,000 per year, depending on the condition of the patient. Anyone who can not afford this treatment is subjected to a life of pain and disability.

Publications & Events

Arthritis awareness seminar 2021

Organised at Governor House Punjab (21 November 2021)

World Lupus Day 2022

(ACF) in collaboration with the Department of Medicine & Rheumatology, Fatima Jinnah Medical University...

World Arthritis Day 2021

(ACF) in collaboration with the Department of Rheumatology, Central Park Medical College Lahore arranged...
Key Highlights of ACF’s contribution
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Patients saved from getting crippled
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Lupus patients saved from ending up with dialysis
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Patient getting free of cost treatment
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Rheumatologists Trained by ACF
ACF Charity Clinic & Dispensary

ACF Charity Clinic & Dispensary

ACF started dedicated charity clinics at Shadman in 2019.Currently Four days per week clinics are being conducted.Deserving patients are not only getting free or subsidized consultations but also getting free medications through ACF dispensary.

Institute of Rheumatic Diseases

Institute of Rheumatic Diseases

Inauguration of state of the art Institute of Rheumatic Diseases at Central Park Medical Teaching Hospital. A collaborative project of Health and education foundation & ACF.

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ACF Charity Clinics at AFJOG House

ACF Charity Clinics at AFJOG House

Free weekly Rheumatology clinics were started at Akhtar Mubarik Referral Center (AMRC), Lahore in 1998 and later were moved to Association of Fatima Jinnah Old Graduates House. (AFJOG)

APPEAL OF THE MONTH

Yasir Shabbir is 15 years old student of 10th grade who has childhood arthritis since the age of 3 years. Uncontrolled disease and late diagnosis and access to rheumatologist has led to severe growth retardation and amyloidosis of the kidneys. He needs Enbrel Injection 50 mg every week. Cost of this treatment is around 1 million per annum.

YASIR SHABBIR Arthritis Patient

Asif Liaqat 27 years young male having bad Anakylosing Spondylitis leading to permanent damage to left hip joint, barely able to walk with a stick. His monthly income is only Rs. 12,000. He needs assistance for hip replacement surgery worth Rs. 200,000 and medications worth Rs. 900,000 per annum to control his disease and save his other joints from irreversible damage.

ASIF LAIQAT Arthritis Patient

    ACF TRANSFORMING LIVES

    With your support ACF has changed lives of many deserving patients suffering through Arthritis.

    Services of ACF

    At Arthritis Care Foundation  we offer the most advanced
    effective treatments to deserving patients.

    What Makes ACF Unique?

    Our Team

     

    ACF was created by a group of highly trained, qualified professionals in this field with years of experience and research

    Our Vision

     

    Every patient with arthritis should have access to standard of care to prevent disability & premature death

    Our Mission

     

     

    To establish, encourage, assist and support, medical, social welfare and educational activities, pertaining to deserving or under privileged patients

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