Smoking Causes Arthritis

The tobacco tax increase cannot be delayed and should be included in the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) or in the package 1 of tax reforms being deliberated in the Senate. We are alarmed that every year of delay will result in an additional 200,000 smokers who will be suffering from sure-death diseases.Continue reading “Smoking Causes Arthritis”

PRA Review Course 2020

Ready to Review Your Rheum? Then join us during our pre-convention as we go over the management of frequently encountered rheumatic conditions. The topics to be discussed include: Approach to Joint Pains Approach to Back Pains Soft Tissue Rheumatism Gout Osteoarthritis Osteoporosis Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Rheumatoid Arthritis Spondyloarthritis So whether your a sub-specialist managing theContinue reading “PRA Review Course 2020”


We have one (1) rheumatologist in CAPIZ for your musculoskeletal and rheumatic concerns! DONADO, GENEVIEVE L. Hospital : Capiz Emmanuel Hospital Address : Roxas Avenue, Roxas City Schedule : Monday, Thursday and Saturday 12:00 NN – 3:00 PM Hospital : The Health Centrum Address : Banica, Roxas City Schedule : Tuesday and Wednesday 12:00 NNContinue reading “Capiz”

Ilocos Norte

We have one (1) rheumatologist in ILOCOS NORTE for your musculoskeletal and rheumatic concerns! URBANO, ANNALYN Q. Hospital : MMMH-MC Address : Batac City Schedule : Monday to Thursday 10:00 AM-12:00 NN Tel. No.: 0945-114-0155 Hospital : The Black Nazarene Hospital Address : San Nicolas Schedule : Thursday 3:00 PM-6:00 PM Tel. No.: 0925-800-6554

CONGRATULATIONS to our Board Passers!

The following have successfully passed the written examination given by the Philippine Specialty Board of Rheumatology last 26 June 2016 at the Cathedral Heights Building Complex, St. Luke’s Medical Center: (Alphabetically Arranged) AFOS, Ivy CRISTOBAL, Miguel Antonio C. DE ASIS-FABILA, Aime S. GUTIERREZ-RUBIO, Anna Kristina TUPAS, Stamen N. ZAMORA, Leonid D. The above clinical membersContinue reading “CONGRATULATIONS to our Board Passers!”

Program for the Psoriatic Arthritis SIG 2016

Below is the program for the special interest group (SIG) meeting scheduled on 11 August 2016 to be held at the Museum of a History of Ideas, Padre Faura, Ermita, Manila. 1:45 PM – Patient’s Perspective on Psoriatic Arthritis – Mr. Josef De Guzman (President/ CEO, Psoriasis Philippines) 2:00 PM – Psoriatic Arthritis in AsiaContinue reading “Program for the Psoriatic Arthritis SIG 2016”

PRA Mourns the Passing of a Pillar

The Philippine Rheumatology Association mourns the passing of its Past President Dr. Joseph Antigua. Jojo is fondly remembered as a colleague, a friend, and a leader. We honor him for his service to the PRA and the support and friendship he extended to everyone. We are one with his family in this moment of grief.Continue reading “PRA Mourns the Passing of a Pillar”