World Arthritis Day 2017 – Don’t Delay, Connect Today

The ‘Don’t Delay, Connect Today’ campaign, initiated by EULAR, aims to highlight the importance of early diagnosis of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs). Learn more about RMDs here. With your support, we can work together towards earlier diagnosis and timely access to evidence-based treatment.

Help raise awareness by:

Why is early diagnosis important?

Early diagnosis is key to preventing further damage, but RMDs often receive delayed or no diagnosis.This is often due to a lack of awareness – it’s important to know the symptoms of RMDs, and to contact a healthcare professional if you have concerns.If not treated appropriately, daily activities are affected – reducing peoples’ quality of life and affecting physical abilities.

This is often due to a lack of awareness – it’s important to know the symptoms of RMDs, and to contact a healthcare professional if you have concerns.

If not treated appropriately, daily activities are affected – reducing peoples’ quality of life and affecting physical abilities.

Get involved as an organisation

If your organisation would like to support ‘Don’t Delay, Connect Today’, please download the campaign toolkits explaining how you can get involved.

In the toolkit you will find:

  • An overview of the ‘Don’t Delay, Connect Today’ campaign;
  • Information on how to plan local campaign activities or events;
  • Brand new artwork for your use;
  • You can take part by organising local campaign activities or events to help raise organisations.

 

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