#PRA2018 PCP Member? Bring Your Cards!

Proximity Cards, that is. Being a subspecialty society of the Philippine College of Physicians, scientific activities of the Association can be granted PCP Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credit Units. In fact, for the 24th PRA Annual Meeting you'll be getting you'll be getting 5! And to think we just need 15 CPD units per year … Continue reading #PRA2018 PCP Member? Bring Your Cards!

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RA Updates? Come to our November SIGa!

PRA members are once again invited to attend a special interest group activity this November 5, 2016 at the Holiday Inn, Makati City. The focus of the day's events will be rheumatoid arthritis. Listed below is the preliminary program provided by the Makati Medical Center Section of Rheumatology, the event's co-organizer. 1030 - 1200H    Research … Continue reading RA Updates? Come to our November SIGa!

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 Asia … Continue reading Program for the Psoriatic Arthritis SIG 2016

Active and Latent TB in Persons with Rheumatic Diseases (SIG 2014)

Dr. Julie Li-Yu presented updated recommendations on how to screen and treat tuberculosis in patients with rheumatic diseases. Dr. Li-Yu and Dr Juan Javier Lichauco represented the PRA in the Task Force developing guidelines for TB management in the country. These slides were presented during the Joint Rheumatoid Arthritis - Osteoarthritis Special Interest Symposium held … Continue reading Active and Latent TB in Persons with Rheumatic Diseases (SIG 2014)

New Targets in Osteoarthritis Therapy (SIG 2014)

Dr. Sidney Erwin Manahan briefly reviews current concepts on osteoarthritis pathogenesis and novel targets of treatment. He reviews the status of therapies directed at these targets. This was a presentation during the Joint Rheumatoid Arthritis - Osteoarthritis Special Interest Group Symposium held at the F1 Hotel last 28 November 2014. Dr. Sidney Erwin Manahan is … Continue reading New Targets in Osteoarthritis Therapy (SIG 2014)

Handling Hand Osteoarthritis (SIG 2014)

Dr. Ester G. Penserga discusses new concepts on hand osteoarthritis - from disease mechanisms to treatment propositions. These were presented in the Joint Rheumatoid Arthritis - Osteoarthritis Special Interest Groups (SIG) Symposium held at F1 Hotel last 28 November 2014. Dr. Ester Gonzales-Penserga currently heads the UP PGH Section of Rheumatology and the Osteoarthritis Special … Continue reading Handling Hand Osteoarthritis (SIG 2014)