Australian Rheumatology Association

www.rheumatology.org.au

President:
Prof Rachelle Buchbinder
145 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Contact person:
ARA Secretariat
Email: admin@rheumatology.org.au

Representative:
Dr Samuel Whittle
Consultant Rheumatologist
Rheumatology Unit,
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
28 Woodville Road
Woodville South SA 5011
AUSTRALIA
Tel: 61 8 8222 6688
Mobile: 61 431 972 381
Fax: 61 8 8222 7156
Email:samuelwhittle@gmail.com

 

Bangladesh Rheumatology Society

President:
Professor M A Jalil Chowdhury
Chairman, Dept. of Medicine
Room 1701, Block D
BSMMU, Dhaka 1000
Bangladesh
Tel: +88 01819 211858
E-mail:majchow@yahoo.com
Secretary General:
Professor. Md. Nazrul Islam
Dept. of Rheumatology
Room 1607, Block D
BSMMU, Dhaka 1000
Bangladesh
Email : islam1nazrul@gmail.com
 

 
 
 

Chinese Rheumatology Association

www.chinarheum.org

Chairman:
Professor Xiaofeng Zeng
Department of Rheumatology
Peking Union Medical College Hospital
Academy of Medical Sciences
Beijing 100730
China
Email:xiaofeng.zeng@cstar.org.cn

Secretary General:
Professor Cibo Huang
Secretary General
Chinese Rheumatology Association
Email : huangcibo1208@139.com

 

 
 
 

Emirates Society for Rheumatology

President​:
Dr Waleed Alshehhi
United Arab Emirates
Email: info@emirates-rheumatology.ae

Vice President​:
Dr Khalid Alnaqbi 
United Arab Emirates
Email: kalnaqbi@seha.ae
 

 

The Hong Kong Society of Rheumatology

http://www.rheumatology.org.hk
President:
Dr Carmen Ho
Hong Kong, China
Email:sheepcarmen@gmail.com

Honorary Secretary:
Dr  Cheuk-Wan Yim
Hong Kong, China
Email:icwyim@yahoo.com
 

 
 
 

Indian Rheumatology Association

www.indianrheumatology.org

President:
Prof Amita Aggarwal
Department of Clinic Rheumatology
Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute
of Medical Sciences
Lucknow, 226014
India 

Email:pr​esident.indian.rheumatology@gmail.com

Secretary:
Dr Rajiva Gupta
Director, Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology
Medanta- The Medicity
Sector-38, Gurgaon 122001
India 


Email :secretary.ira@gmail.com

 
 
 

Indonesian Rheumatism Association

President:
Dr Sumariyono, MD
Indonesia Rheumatism Association
Email: sumariyono0704@gmail.com

Secretary:
Dr Rudy Hidayat, MD
Indonesia Rheumatism Association
Email: rudy_hid@yahoo.co.id

Contact address:
Jl. U. No. 27 Rt. 13/7
Kebon-Baru
Tebet, Jakarta 12830
Tel: 62 21 31930 166
Fax: 62 21 31936 736
Email: reumatik@indosat.net.id or reumatik@telkom.net.id

 

 
 
 

Iranian Rheumatology Association

President:
Professor Ahmad-Reza Jamshidi
Head Rheumatology Research Centre
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Email: jamshidi@sina.tums.ac.irt

Secretary General:
Dr Mohsen Soroush
Secretary General
Assistant Professor of Rheumatology Army University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Email : mohnsensoroosh@yahoo.com
 

 
 
 

Iraqi Society of Rheumatic Diseases

President:
Professor Ahmed Ziad Alrawi
Email: zsal_rawi@yahoo.com
Vice President:
Professor Sami Salman
Medical City
PO Box 61200
Baghdad Iraq
Email:ssshihab2@gmail.com
 

 
 
 

Japan College of Rheumatology (JCR)

President:
Professor Kazuhiko Yamamoto
Department of Allergy and Rheumatology
The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655
Japan
E-mail:yamamoto-tky@umin.ac.jp

 




 

Chairman of JCR Committee on International Affairs:
Professor Tsutomu Takeuchi
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
School of Medicine, Keio University
35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582
Japan
Email:tsutake@z5.keio.jp

Contact:
JCR Secretariat
Japan College of Rheumatology
Okamotoya 2nd Bldg. 9F
1-22-16 Toranomon, Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-0001
Japan
Tel: +81 3 5251 5353
Fax:+81 3 5251 5354
Email:jcr@ryumachi-jp.com





Jordan Rheumatism society               

President:
Dr Ala Al-Heresh
Jordan Medical Association
PO Box 941070
Amman
Jordan
Email: ala_alheresh@hotmail.com
 

 
 
 

Central Asian and Kazakhstan Association of Rheumatologists




Secretary: 
Dr Nazgul Omurzakova 
Email: omourzakova.nazgul@gmail.com






Korean college of rheumatology

www.rheum.or.kr

 

President:
Professor Choongki Lee 
Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
Yeungnam University Medical Center 
170 Hyeonchung-ro, Nam-gu
Daegu, 42415, Korea
Tel: 82-53-620-3841
Fax:82-53-654-8386
E-mail:
cklee@med.yu.ac..kr 



Chairman of the Board:
Professor Jung-Yoon Choe 
Professor, Division of Rheumatology
Department of Internal Medicine 
Catholic University of Daegu  
33 Duryugongwon-ro 17-gil, Namgu
Daegu, 42472, Korea
Tel: 82-53-650-4903
Fax: 82-53-629-8248
E-mail: 
jychoe@cu.ac.kr 


Contact Persons:
Chairman of the Board
Director of International Cooperation

Executive Secretary:
Professor Tae-Hwan Kim
Professor, Division of Rheumatology
Department of Medicine
The Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases
Hanyang University,
17 Haengdang-dong
Seongdong-gu
Seoul, 133-792, Korea
Tel: 82-2-2290-9245
Fax:82-2-2298-8231
E-mail:thkim@hanyang.ac.kr 

 

 
 
 

Kuwait Association of Rheumatology

President:
Dr Ahmad AlEnizi
Department of Medicine
Rheumatology Unit
Jahra Hospital
Kuwait
Email:bohmaid@yahoo.com

 

 
 
 

Association of the Kyrgyz RepubliC Rheumatologists

President:
Dr Guli Saatova
17/1 Baitik Baatyr str., office 14
Bishkek
Kyrgyzstan
Tel: 00996- 312- 660715
Fax:00996-312-543256
Email:saatova@mail.ru
Secretary:
Dr Ilshat Yuldashev
17/1 Baitik Baatyr str., office 14
Bishkek
Kyrgyzstan
Tel: 00996- 312- 660715
Fax:00996-312-523256
Email: yuldashev@hotmail.com
 

 
 
 

Malaysian Society of Rheumatology

www.msr.my

President:
Dr Mollyza Mohd Zain
Malaysian Society of Rheumatology
A-2-15, Block A
Merchant Square @ Tropicana
No.1, Jalan Tropicana Selatan 1, PJU 3
47410 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia
Tel: 603-7885 8090​
Email: drmollyza@gmail.com


 

Secretary:
Dr Shereen Ch’ng Suyin 
Malaysian Society of Rheumatology
A-2-15, Block A,
Merchant Square @ Tropicana
No.1, Jalan Tropicana Selatan 1, PJU 3
47410 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia
Tel: 603-7885 8090
Email: shereenchng@hotmail.com

 

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Mongolian Rheumatology Association

President:
Dr Z ulgerel Dandii
Chiodogiin street 3, HSUM,
Cardio-Rheumatology Department
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Tel:976-99154572
Email:gereldz@yahoo.com
Secretary:
Dr Purevjal Otgonbayar
Peace Street, Bayanzurkh duureg,
Clinical Hospital 2,
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Tel: 976-91993435
Email:puujee.otgoo@yahoo.com
 

 
 
 

Myanmar Rheumatology Society

President:
Professor Chit Soe
Public Clinic, Yangon, Myanmar
Rheumatology Unit Ward 1-2
Yangon General Hospital
Lanmadaw Township
Yangon
Myanmar
Tel: 95 1 379 106
Fax : 95 1 538 675
Email : chit@myanmar.com.mm

General Secretary:
Dr Hlaing Mya Win
Clinical Professor
Yangon General Hospital
Yangon
Myanmar

 

 
 
 

New Zealand Rheumatology Association

President:
Dr Daniel Ching 
President
New Zealand Rheumatology Association

Email: d.a.ching@xtra.co.nz







Secretary:
Dr Doug White
Secretary
New Zealand Rheumatology Association

Email: 
secretary@rheumatology.org.nz


Oman Rheumatology Club

President:
Dr Humaid AlWahshi
Royal Hospital
Muscat
Oman

 

 
 
 

​Pakistan Society for Rheumatology

President:
Dr Kamran Hameed
Email :kamham2@hotmail.com

General Secretary:
Dr Saliha Ishaq
Email:saliha.ishaq@aku.edu

 




 

Philippine Rheumatology Association

President:
Dr Bernadette Heizel Reyes
Email: heizelmanapatreyes@yahoo.com



Secretary General:
Dr Sidney Erwin Manahan
Email: setmanahan@outlook.com




 

Administration Director :
Ms Maricris Ocampo
Philippine Rheumatology Association (PRA)
Room 1408, 14/F N-Tower,
Cathedral Heights Bldg. Complex (CHBC)
St Luke’s Medical Center
E Rodriquez Sr. Ave
Quezon City 1102
Philippines
Tel: 63 2 726 8875 or 63 2 723 0101 loc. 5148
Fax: 63 2 726 8875
Email: philrheuma@gmail.com
Website:www.philippinerheumatology.org

 

 
 
 

Singapore Society of Rheumatology

President:
Dr Leong Khai Pang
Dept of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
11, Jalan Tan Tock Seng
Singapore 308433
Email:khai_pang_leong@ttsh.com.sg

Secretary:
Dr Cho Jiacai 
Emailjiacai_cho@nuhs.edu.sg


Secretariat: 
Ms Deborah Halim
Emailrheumatology.ssr@gmail.com


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Sri Lanka Association of Rheumatology and Medical Rehabilitation

President:
Dr Nihal Gunathiliaka
Sri Lanka
Email: nihalgunat@gmail.com

Honorary Secretary:
Dr Duminda Abeysinghe
Sri Lanka
Email:duminda_abeysinghe@yahoo.com

 

 
 
 

Syrian Association For Rheumatology


www.rheumatology-syria.org

Honorary President:
Dr. Layla Kazkaz

President
Dr Majda I Khoury

Email: majda-kh@scs-net.org

Secretary General:
Dr Adnan Hedeifa
Email:ad_hedeifa@yahoo.com

 

 
 
 

Taiwan Rheumatology Association

President:
Dr Der-Yuan Chen
Taiwan, China
Email: rheum@ms22.hinet.net

Secretary General:
Dr. Chien-Kai Kau
Section of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Medical Education Centre
Ministry of Health & Welfare
Taiwan, China
Tel: +886 4 8298686 ext. 2620 2621
Email: rheum@ms22.hinet.net

 

 
 
 

The Tajik Rheumatology Society

President:
Dr Surayo M. Shukurova
734025 Tajikistan Dushanbe st Somoni – 59A
Tel: +992 37 224 1819
Mobile: +992 93 505 10 92
Fax: +992 37 221 7853
Email:s_shukurova@mail.ru


Secretary General:

Dr V Musaeva
734012 Tajikistan Dushanbe st Lahuti–4/33–13
Tel: +992 372 278468, +992 918 821415
Fax: +992 372 217853
Email: vikki_82@mail.ru
 

 
 
 

Thai Rheumatism Association

President:
Dr Kanokrut Nuntirooj
Thai Rheumatism Association
9th Floor, Royal Gold​​en Jubilee Bldg
2 Soi Soonvijai
New Petchburi Road
Bangkok 10310
Thailand
Tel : 66 2 716 6524​
Fax :66 2 716 6525 ​
Email :toojaisai@yahoo.co.uk

Secretary General: 
Dr Siraphop Suwwanaroj
Thailand

Email : toojaisai@yahoo.co.uk
 

 
 

Tashkent Medical Academy

President:
Dr Rector Karimov Sh.I​
Tashkent Medical Academy
100047, Musakhanov St. 103,
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Tel: +998-71-2643780
Email:mmirzakhanova@mail.ru
Secretary General:
Dr Yarmukhamedov B
Tel: +998-93-1720212
Email:behzod@mail.ru
 


 

Vietnam Rheumatoloty Association

President:
Dr Tran Ngoc An
Vietnam Rheumatology Association​
Bach Mai Hospital
178 Giai Phong Road
Dong Da District
Hanoi
Vietnam
Tel: 84 4 869 4463 / 84 4 834 3832,
084 4 868 6982
Email:tran.anb@gmail.com
Secretary General:
Dr Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan
Rheumatology Department
Bach Mai Hospital
178 Giai Phong Road
Hanoi
Vietnam
Email:lanquang511@yahoo.com​



​ ​ APLAR ASSOCIATE MEMBERS​

Russian Cytokines Society

President:
Prof Vladimir A. Kozlov​

E​mail​: vakoz40@yandex.ru

​​​​​

Secretary General:
Dr Mark V. Goloviznin
E-mail: ​mvasilef@yahoo.com​​​