The Arthritis Health Professions Association (AHPA) is a dedicated group of health care professionals, researchers, and administrators from across Canada who are passionate about improving the care of people with rheumatic diseases. Health care students and research trainees are also an important part of the organization.
The broad focus of AHPA is reflected in our Vision and Mission statements. More specifically, AHPA attempts to meet the learning needs of its members through online education and by fostering networking amongst its members. AHPA supports health professional research in several ways including the provision of research grants, as well as assisting researchers in study recruitment and knowledge dissemination. Finally, AHPA collaborates with other professional and patient organizations to advocate for and to provide optimal care and quality of life for every Canadian living with arthritis. Learn more about the many benefits in belonging to a national organization that is dedicated to supporting arthritis care and research.