The annual Christmas party of People empowerment for arthritis and lupus (PEARL) was held at the 14th Floor Auditorium, CHBC, St. Luke’s Medical Center (SLMC), Quezon City on Sunday morning 09 December 2018.
The Christmas season is a festive commemoration of the birth of Jesus, our Savior. We celebrate Christmas these days through joyous gatherings and gift-giving similar to what the shepherds and the three kings who witnessed Jesus’s birth did years ago.
The Philippine Rheumatology Association (PRA) successfully held the Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting on Second Line Treatments for Difficult-to-Manage Rheumatic Diseases on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Manila Diamond Hotel.
The Osteoporosis Society of the Philippines Foundation, Inc. had conducted the 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. The event was led by Dr. Julie Li-Yu, Dr. Theresa Marie Valdez-Faller, Dr. Lyndon John Llamado and organizing committee.
During the Saturday Rheumatology Conference held last 13 October 2018, Dr. Paolo Andrei Dimapiles, a Senior Medical Resident of University of Santo Tomas Hospital (USTH), gave a talk on the impact of climate change to human health.
A unique People Empowerment for Arthritis and Lupus (PEARL) program was held on a bright Sunday of October 7, 2018. Instead of the quarterly lay fora, a show entitled PEARL’S GOT TALENT was held as a venue for patients to showcase their unique talents.
This 2018, the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology Congress (APLAR 2018) was hosted by Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Five rheumatology fellows were privileged to attend the congress from 6-9 September, 2018 at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center.