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 News

02 April 2018
ASIF’s new members

In the last few months the Trustees have approved applications from 3 diff

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02 April 2018
ASIF/SAA axSpA and COVID-19 Survey

You can take part in critical research on COVID-19 in Axial Spondyloarthrit

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