Facts & information on the Rheumatoid Patient Foundation

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  Rheumatoid Patient Foundation ribbon-shieldMISSION OF Rheumatoid Patient Foundation (RPF)

The Rheumatoid Patient Foundation works to improve the lives of people living with Rheumatoid Diseases, including those diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) or Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) / Juvenile Arthritis.

Learn more about the Rheumatoid Patient Foundation (RPF) at rheum4us.org.
RPF is dedicated to improving the lives of people with Rheumatoid disease.

Information about RPF

The Rheumatoid Patient Foundation was formed early in 2011 with advice and input of leaders in the RA community. RPF was created in response to an outpouring of requests from Rheumatoid patients. The founding Board of Directors was a group of people living with Rheumatoid disease (either RA or JRA).

RPF GOALS:

Awareness – To create greater public awareness of the nature of rheumatoid disease.

Support – To develop resources to support patients in effective healthcare decisions and in advocating for themselves and others.

Advocacy – To advocate for quality healthcare, appropriate disability accommodations, applicability of scientific research, accurate media coverage, and fair governmental policies.

Cure –To contribute to and promote scientific discovery that leads to a cure.

RPF WHITE PAPER:

Unmasking Rheumatoid Disease: The Patient Experience of Rheumatoid Arthritis
A white paper from the Rheumatoid Patient Foundation

RPF PRESS RELEASES:

FIRST AWARENESS DAY FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS ESTABLISHED BY RHEUMATOID PATIENT FOUNDATION

FIRST-EVER RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS DAY, FEB. 2, BRINGING THOUSANDS TOGETHER

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