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International Lupus Groups

Find a listing of lupus patient organizations around the globe that are compiled as a resource to assist people living with lupus, their families, colleagues, and health care providers locate support and information where they live.

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Use this convenient online form to submit your event information. Please include as much detail as you wish in these descriptions. If this link does not work, you may submit your information to peters@lupus.org.


Events on World Lupus Day

ASIA: INDIA: Association of Rheumatologists of Tamilnadu- Tirunelveli

Event: NESLECON 2016 | Date: 01/05/2016 Time: 9 am to 3 pm
Location: Hotel Appletree, Vannarpettai. Tirunelveli.

One day CME on systemic features of SLE being organised to update the general physicians and specialists in 3 districts.career oriented guidance for budding Rheumatologists by Dr v Krishnamurthy. For more information: website, email or phone 0091 87541 39210.


AUSTRALIA: NEW SOUTH WALES: Autoimmune Resource & Research Centre

Event: "Back to Basics - Lupus" Seminar | Date: Contact for time Time: 9 am to 3 pm
Location: Newcaslte Ethnic Community Council, 2a Platt St Waratah NSW 2298 Australia

A/Prof Glenn Reeves (Immunologist) strips back this autoimmune illnes to current knowlege about diagnosis, treatments, management strategies and research developments. This event will be recorded. For more information: website, email or phone +61 249 214095.


AUSTRALIA: NEW SOUTH WALES: Autoimmune Resource & Research Centre (ARRC)

Event: Tamworth Cafe Conversation for WLD | Date: 10th May 2016 Time: 9 am to 3 pm
Location: Tamworth Visitors Centre, 2 The Ringers Rd Hillvue NSW 2340 Australia

A/Prof Glenn Reeves (Immunologist) strips back this autoimmune illnes to current knowlege about diagnosis, treatments, management strategies and research developments. This event will be recorded. For more information: website, email or phone +61 249 214095.


UNITED KINGDOM: LUPUS UK - Dorset Lupus Group

Event: Lupus Information Stand at Christchurch Hospital | Date: 10th May 2016 | Time: 04/18/2016
Location: Christchurch Hospital, Fairmile Rd, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2JX

Dorset Lupus Group will have an information stand at the hospital to raise awareness of the condition. If you'd like some information or to chat to people with experience of living with lupus, please come along. For more information: website, email.


UNITED KINGDOM: LUPUS UK - Dorset Lupus Group

Event: Lupus Information Stand at Dorchester County Hospital | Date: 10th May 2016 | Time: 04/18/2016
Location: Dorchester County Hospital, Williams Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2JY

Dorset Lupus Group will have an information stand at the hospital to raise awareness of the condition. If you'd like some information or to chat to people with experience of living with lupus, please come along. For more information: website, email.


UNITED KINGDOM: LUPUS UK

Event: World Lupus Day Coffee Morning | Date: Throughout May
Location: Anywhere

Host a coffee morning with family & friends or at your workplace to raise awareness and funds. Contact LUPUS UK for a World Lupus Day Coffee Morning pack. For more information: website, email or phone 01708 731251.


UNITED KINGDOM: LUPUS UK

Event: Go That Extra Mile - London | Date: 14th May 2016Time: 1:30pm
Location: Trafalgar Square, London

A sponsored walk through the historical centre of London. For More Information: website, email or phone 01708 731251


UNITED KINGDOM: LUPUS UK

Event: Strathclyde Lupus Information Day | Date: 7th May 2016 Time: 1.30pm
Location: Glasgow City Hotel, Cambridge Street, Glasgow G2 3HN

An event featuring expert speakers discussing a variety of 'lupus-related' topics. For more information: website, email or phone 01708 731251.


UNITED KINGDOM: LUPUS UK

Event: Patient Information Day | Date: 10th May 2016Time: All day
Location: Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK

Eminent consultants talk about different aspects of lupus. For more information: website, email or phone 01708 731251


EUROPE: LITHUANIA: Paramos klubas Lupus.lt

Event: Annual lupus day meeting | Date: 7th May 2016Time: 12
Location: Innovative Medical center, Santariškių g. 5, LT-08406, Vilnius,

Meeting and discussions with leading reumatologists, mental health doctors. Party will finalise it. For more information: website, email or phone +37069984518, +37069821858


EUROPE: DENMARK: SLE/lupus DK

Event:Vov pelsen (dare to be active) | Date: 21st May 2016 Time: 10.30-17.00 CET
Location: Handicare, Baggeskærvej 48, 7400 Herning, Denmark

Meeting and discussions with leading reumatologists, mental health doctors. Party will finalise it. For more information: website, email or phone (+45) 22431979


NORTH AMERICA: CANADA: Lupus Ontario

Event: Light the Night in Red and White CN TOWER | Date: 10 May 2016 Time: 8 PM
Location: CN Tower

For more information: website, email or phone 905-415-1099


NORTH AMERICA: UNITED STATES: Lupus Foundation of America-Florida Chapter

Event: WALK TO END LUPUS NOW - Orlando, FL Date: 21st May 2016 Time: 3-5PM Expo; 5PM walk ceremony; 5:30PM walk around Lake Eola (1.5 miles)
Location: LAKE EOLA PARK (Downtown Orlando): 512 E. Washington St. Orlando, FL 32801 (at the Orlando Farmers Market shaded site)

Meeting and discussions with leading reumatologists, mental health doctors. Party will finalise it. For more information: website, email or phone 407-721-03918


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