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IFAA continuously analyzes the community, through internal investigations and patient to patient communications, to determine the most pressing issues patients face today.  Then we develop and implement solutions to the problems.


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World Autoimmune Arthritis Day

ifAA IS THE OFFICIAL EVENT COORDINATOR & HOST OF WORLD AUTOIMMUNE ARTHRITIS DAY, A VIRTUAL EVENT HELD ONLINE EACH YEAR ON MAY 20TH.  iT UNITES OVER SIX DOZEN NONPROFITS & COMMUNITY LEADERS  ANNUALLY, SHARING EDUCATION & SPREADING AWARENESS ON A GLOBAL LEVEL.



NO ONES VOICE IS AS IMPORTANT AS YOURS.

AS LONG AS YOU USE IT..

news & updates

November 15th, 2014

ACR Meeting: IFAA attended the American College of Rheumatology's Annual Scientific Convention in Boston, MA, hosting a booth and meeting with other nonprofits & industry leaders.  

December 19th, 2014

RA Segment, Television Talk Show, The Doctors: IFAA's CEO tapes a short segment on Rheumatoid Arthritis, explaining challenges regarding fatigue and other symptoms in addition to her experience with delayed diagnosis.  Air date is currently scheduled for December 19th, 2014 on CBS and will mark a relaunch of IFAA's historic "International Autoimmune Arthritis Movement".

awareness leaders

awareness is at the root of all things we do. 

from encouraging differentiation in arthritis types to helping the public understand our diseases to policing the media to ensure information is delivered correctly  & in a way accepted by patients, we are the patients voice .

upcoming events

March 2015, Washington D.C.

Autoimmune Summit.  The National Coalition of Autoimmune Patient Groups (NCAPG), led by AARDA and inclusive of over 30 US based non-profit groups, will lead an Autoimmune Summit for education and awareness in Washington D.C. this coming spring. More details coming soon!


May 2015, ONLINE, Global

World Autoimmune Arthritis Day, May 2015. This online, global educational and awareness event unites dozens of nonprofits and community leaders with patients and supporters in a  "race around the world" (of websites and social media) to learn more about their resources and raise global awareness about Autoimmune Arthritis diseases. Learn More.


The International Foundation for Autoimmune Arthritis is ranked a Gold Level Participant with GuideStar.

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December 9th, 2014, Washington D.C

The Role of Investigational New Drugs in Patient Care.  IFAA CEO, Tiffany Westrich, was invited to participate in this workshop to explore issues relating to expanded access programs & patient care.   She stayed in D.C. for a meeting the following day, as a member of the National Coalition of Autoimmune Patient Groups (NCAPG).