Statement on Raising Awareness about Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

We, in the Philippine Rheumatology Association, are pleased to partner with the Philippine Dermatological Society, Psoriasis Philippines and Novartis in increasing awareness for our patients with psoriasis.  As rheumatologists, we are keenly aware of the pain and suffering that our patients with psoriatic arthritis go through in their everyday lives. Aside from the social stigmaContinue reading “Statement on Raising Awareness about Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis”

It’s the 13th LMLR!

The UP PGH Section of Rheumatology holds the Dr. Lourdes Manahan Lectures in Rheumatology for the 13th straight year. Themed “Backtrack: Back Pain Management at the Forefront”, the event will be held on August 11, 2016 at the Museum of a History of Ideas, UP Manila, Padre Faura St. (Fronting the Department of Justice Compound).Continue reading “It’s the 13th LMLR!”

May SIGA sa USTe!

The Philippine Rheumatology Association will have its first Special Interest Group Activity (SIGA) since its 2016 Annual Meeting at the Angelo King Audiovisual Room, 2/F Clinical Division Building, UST Hospital this May 30. Focusing on hot topics in systemic lupus erythematous, the lupus forum is co-organized by the PRA SLE, Vasculitis and Other Connective TissueContinue reading “May SIGA sa USTe!”

Pahayag ng PRA tungkol sa UA Block

Nananawagan ang Philippine Rheumatology Association (PRA) sa publiko na itigil ang pag-inom ng UA Block, isang hindi rehistradong gamot para sa arthritis. Ayon sa Philippine Food and Drug Administration (Ph FDA) Advisory No. 2015-035, ito ay maaring magdulot ng panganib o kapahamakan sa kalusugan. Ang panawagang ito ay bunsod ng mga na-obserbahang malubhang komplikasyon naContinue reading “Pahayag ng PRA tungkol sa UA Block”

PRA Statement on UA Block

The Philippine Rheumatology Association warns the public against the use of UA Block, an unregistered herbal supplement for arthritis. The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (Ph FDA), through advisory no. 2015-035, has declared this drug to be potentially dangerous to health. Rheumatologists have observed serious medical complications which may be associated with this product amongContinue reading “PRA Statement on UA Block”


We have THREE (3) rheumatologists in VALENZUELA CITY for your musculoskeletal and rheumatic concerns!   LIWANAG, MARJORIE Hospital : Fatima University Medical Center Address : Valenzuela City Schedule : Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM LIZARDO, LENORE ROSARIO L. Hospital : Fatima University Medical Center Address : Valenzuela City Schedule : TuesdayContinue reading “Valenzuela”