ARISE: Asia Pacific Rheumatology Intensive Scientific Education Program

ARISE (Asia Pacific Rheumatology Intensive Scientific Education) is a strategic partnership between APLAR and Janssen Asia Pacific that strives to address the growing healthcare burden of Rheumatology and Spondyloarthritis in Asia Pacific. Since 2012, ‘ARISE with APLAR’ has worked to broaden the reach and scope of rheumatic disease education and awareness. Through a series of local and international educational seminars and programs, healthcare professionals come together to discuss emerging trends and treatments in order to tackle the unique challenges facing each country in the region.

Please click below to watch our introductory video and to learn more about ARISE:


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History of ARISE with APLAR

News Updates:

Latest News – ARISE with APLAR Partnership Program Drives International Collaboration

Feb & April 2014 – India hosts ARISE with APLAR meetings on Spondyloarthropathy

Sept 2013 – Korea Hosts Third ARISE with APLAR Meeting

March 2013 – ARISE with APLAR Partnership Addresses RA Burden in Cambodia and China

2012 – First ARISE with APLAR Forum Addresses Spondyloarthritis Burden in China

Please click the image below to watch a moving video about how ARISE with APLAR has had a significant impact in Cambodia and improved the life of Hok Pos, a rheumatoid arthritis patient:

Please click below to watch a video highlighting the impact of the 2014 ARISE with APLAR Global Partnership Event in Glasgow: