With the CORONAvirus becoming pandemic; we are taking action, and work with our partners to provide guidance for our children and young people with rheumatic diseases and their parents. 

WORLD YOUNG
RHEUMATIC DISEASES DAY

 

March 18th | #wordday

 

We have received the Paediatric Rheumatology European Society’s guidelines

on caring for children and young people with rheumatic diseases during the COVID-19 outbreak

 

PReS Guidelines March 15th, 2020

Stay tuned and follow our Social media pages for additional updates!

WORLD YOUNG
RHEUMATIC DISEASES DAY

March 18th | #wordday2020

  • EARLY INTERVENTION CHANGES LIVES
  • HELP US TO SPREAD THE WORD
  • TELL US YOUR STORY

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Raising awareness and knowledge to help first and foremost in early diagnoses of young rheumatic diseases

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EARLY INTERVENTION

PROVIDES BETTER

OUTCOMES

PREVENT

COMPLICATIONS

FACILITATES

TREATMENT

EARLY TREATMENT

Enables children to reach full remissions and increases their chance of leading a normal life

DELAY IN TREATMENT

Increases the risk of permanent damage such us joint destruction or deformity

Often causes a need for more agressive treatment and impact general wellbeing

STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

TELL YOUR STORY

INSTRUCTIONS AND
PRIVACY

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Make a short video in your own language. If you don’t want to show your face, you’re welcome to film something else while telling us your story. We will compile all material and use it during the WORD 2020 campaign.

GENERAL DETAILS

  • Name or Nickname
  • Country
  • Age
  • Diagnosis
  • Time between first symptoms and diagnosis

EARLY INTERVENTION
OR DELAY

  • Has early intervention made
    a difference?
  • Would early intervention
    have made a difference?

HOW DO YOU FEEL

  • Name one good thing
    about your journey or
    current situation and one
    thing that you would like
    to see changed…

ENDORSED BY

ENCA

SUPPORTED BY

MCI