Established in 1988 to increase public awareness of Ankylosing Spondylitis and to disseminate knowledge of the disease around the world

Member organisations in ASIF

Member organisations

About ASIF

ASIF was established in 1988 to increase public awareness of Ankylosing Spondylitis and to disseminate knowledge of the disease around the world.

ASIF is a Charity registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales Charity # 1173902

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)A rheumatic inflammatory disease primarily affecting the spine and sacroiliac joints, is also called ‘Morbus Bechterew’ in some European countries. You will find this popular name of the disease in the name of some European AS societies.

Related DiseasesAnkylosing spondylitis sometimes overlaps with psoriasis, with an inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis), or with the eye conditions uveitis or iritis.

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ASIF Projects

World AS Day

This year World AS Day is on Saturday 4 May.

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Global Spondyloarthritis Summit 2019 – Now Open for Registration

Registration is now open for SAA's first-ever Global Spondyloarthritis Summit, Friday, May

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ASIF Website – improvements

We have received funding from Novartis to create a members area on our website and to translate the

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WALK YOUR AS OFF SELFIES

ASIF News

02 April 2018
Global Spondyloarthritis Summit 2019 – Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for SAA's first-ever Global Spondyloarthritis Summit, Friday, May

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02 April 2018
Welcome to new member – France ACS

At a meeting of the Trustees in February 2019, the application from Action Contre les spondylarthrit

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