APLAR Associations

AUSTRALIAN RHEUMATOLOGY ASSOCIATION

www.rheumatology.org.au

President: 
Prof Rachelle Buchbinder
145 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Contact person: 
ARA Secretariat
Emailadmin@rheumatology.org.au 

 

 

Representative: 
Dr Samuel Whittle
Consultant Rheumatologist
Rheumatology Unit,
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
28 Woodville Road
Woodville South SA 5011
AUSTRALIA
Tel: 61 8 8222 6688
Mobile: 61 431 972 381
Fax: 61 8 8222 7156
Email:samuelwhittle@gmail.com

BANGLADESH RHEUMATOLOGY SOCIETY

President:
Professor M A Jalil Chowdhury
Chairman, Dept. of Medicine
Room 1701, Block D
BSMMU, Dhaka 1000
Bangladesh
Tel: +88 01819 211858
E-mail:majchow@yahoo.com

Secretary General: 
Professor. Md. Nazrul Islam
Dept. of Rheumatology
Room 1607, Block D
BSMMU, Dhaka 1000
Bangladesh
Email : islam1nazrul@gmail.com

CHINA RHEUMATOLOGY ASSOCIATION

www.chinarheum.org

Chairman: 
Professor Xiaofeng Zeng
Department of Rheumatology
Peking Union Medical College Hospital
Academy of Medical Sciences
Beijing 100730
China
Email:xiaofeng.zeng@cstar.org.cn

Secretary General: 
Professor Cibo Huang
Secretary General
Chinese Rheumatology Association
Email : huangcibo1208@139.com

THE HONG KONG SOCIETY OF RHEUMATOLOGY

http://www.rheumatology.org.hk

President: 
Dr Yip Man Lung Ronald
Hong Kong, China
Email: drmlyip@ymail.com 

Honorary Secretary: 
Dr  To Chi Hung
Hong Kong, China
Email: tochihung5@gmail.com

INDIAN RHEUMATOLOGY ASSOCIATION

www.indianrheumatology.org

President:
Prof Debashish Danda
Vellore, India

Email:pr​esident.indian.rheumatology@gmail.com

Secretary: 
Dr Banwari Sharma
India
Email :secretary.ira@gmail.com

INDONESIAN RHEUMATISM ASSOCIATION

President: 
Dr Sumariyono, MD 
Indonesia Rheumatism Association
Email: sumariyono0704@gmail.com

Secretary: 
Dr Rudy Hidayat, MD
Indonesia Rheumatism Association
Email: rudy_hid@yahoo.co.id 

Contact address: 
Jl. U. No. 27 Rt. 13/7
Kebon-Baru
Tebet, Jakarta 12830
Tel: 62 21 31930 166
Fax: 62 21 31936 736
Emailreumatik@indosat.net.id or reumatik@telkom.net.id

IRANIAN RHEUMATOLOGY ASSOCIATION

President:
Professor Ahmad-Reza Jamshidi
Head Rheumatology Research Centre
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Email: jamshidi@sina.tums.ac.irt

Secretary General:
Dr Mohsen Soroush 
Secretary General
Assistant Professor of Rheumatology Army University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Email mohnsensoroosh@yahoo.com

IRAQI SOCIETY OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES

President:
Professor Ahmed Ziad Alrawi 
Emailzsal_rawi@yahoo.com

Vice President:
Professor Sami Salman
Medical City
PO Box 61200
Baghdad Iraq
Email:ssshihab2@gmail.com

JAPAN COLLEGE OF RHEUMATOLOGY (JCR)

President:
Professor Kazuhiko Yamamoto
E-mail: kazuhiko.yamamoto@riken.jp

Chairman of JCR Committee on International Affairs:
Professor Tsutomu Takeuchi
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
School of Medicine, Keio University
35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582
Japan
Email:tsutake@z5.keio.jp

Contact:
JCR Secretariat

Japan College of Rheumatology
Okamotoya 2nd Bldg. 9F
1-22-16 Toranomon, Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-0001
Japan
Tel: +81 3 5251 5353
Fax:+81 3 5251 5354
Email:jcr@ryumachi-jp.com

JORDANIAN SOCIETY OF RHEUMATOLOGY

President:
Dr Basel K Masri
Email: basel.masri@masriclinic.co

Telephone: +962 6 568 1693

Vice President:

Dr Ali Qandil
Email: dr_Aliqandil@hotmail.com

Telephone: +962 7 9567 9716

 

Chair of Scientific Committee

Dr Marwan Adwan
Email: mhad35@msn.com

Telephone: +962 7 9915 8102

Office Secretary

Mr. Ibrahim Atieh
Email:
jsr.secretary@gmail.com

Telephone: +962 7 9500 1983

CENTRAL ASIAN AND KAZAKHSTAN ASSOCIATION OF RHEUMATOLOGISTS

Secretary:
Dr Nazgul Omurzakova
Email: omourzakova.nazgul@gmail.com

KOREAN COLLEGE OF RHEUMATOLOGY

www.rheum.or.kr

President:
Professor Dae Hyun Yoo
Republic of Korea
E-mail: dhyoo@hanyang.ac.kr


Chairman of the Board:
Professor Jung-Yoon Choe
Professor, Division of Rheumatology

Department of Internal Medicine
Catholic University of Daegu

33 Duryugongwon-ro 17-gil, Namgu
Daegu, 42472, Korea
Tel: 82-53-650-4903
Fax: 82-53-629-8248
E-mail: jychoe@cu.ac.kr

Contact Persons:
Chairman of the Board
Director of International Cooperation

Executive Secretary: 
Professor Tae-Hwan Kim
Professor, Division of Rheumatology
Department of Medicine
The Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases
Hanyang University,
17 Haengdang-dong
Seongdong-gu
Seoul, 133-792, Korea
Tel: 82-2-2290-9245
Fax:82-2-2298-8231
E-mail:thkim@hanyang.ac.kr 

KUWAIT ASSOCIATION OF RHEUMATOLOGY

President:
Dr Adeeba Al-Herz
Kuwait
Email: adeebaalherz@yahoo.com

ASSOCIATION OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC RHEUMATOLOGISTS

President:
Dr Guli Saatova
17/1 Baitik Baatyr str., office 14
Bishkek
Kyrgyzstan
Tel: 00996- 312- 660715
Fax:00996-312-543256
Email:saatova@mail.ru

Secretary:
Dr Ilshat Yuldashev
17/1 Baitik Baatyr str., office 14
Bishkek
Kyrgyzstan
Tel: 00996- 312- 660715
Fax:00996-312-523256
Email: yuldashev@hotmail.com

MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF RHEUMATOLOGY

www.msr.my

President:
Dr Mollyza Mohd Zain
Malaysian Society of Rheumatology
A-2-15, Block A
Merchant Square @ Tropicana
No.1, Jalan Tropicana Selatan 1, PJU 3
47410 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia
Tel: 603-7885 8090​
Email: drmollyza@gmail.com

Secretary:
Dr Shereen Ch’ng Suyin
Malaysian Society of Rheumatology
A-2-15, Block A,
Merchant Square @ Tropicana
No.1, Jalan Tropicana Selatan 1, PJU 3
47410 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia
Tel: 603-7885 8090
Email: shereenchng@hotmail.com

MONGOLIAN RHEUMATOLOGY ASSOCIATION

President:
Dr Z ulgerel Dandii
Chiodogiin street 3, HSUM,
Cardio-Rheumatology Department
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Tel:976-99154572
Email:gereldz@yahoo.com

Secretary:
Dr Purevjal Otgonbayar
Peace Street, Bayanzurkh duureg,
Clinical Hospital 2,
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Tel: 976-91993435
Email:puujee.otgoo@yahoo.com

MYANMAR RHEUMATOLOGY SOCIETY

President:
Professor Chit Soe 
Public Clinic, Yangon, Myanmar
Rheumatology Unit Ward 1-2
Yangon General Hospital
Lanmadaw Township
Yangon
Myanmar
Tel: 95 1 379 106
Fax : 95 1 538 675
Email : chit@myanmar.com.mm

General Secretary:
Dr Hlaing Mya Win
Clinical Professor
Yangon General Hospital
Yangon
Myanmar

Emaildr.hlaingmyawin@gmail.com

NEW ZEALAND RHEUMATOLOGY ASSOCIATION

President:
Dr Daniel Ching
President
New Zealand Rheumatology Association

Email: d.a.ching@xtra.co.nz

Secretary:
Dr Doug White
Secretary
New Zealand Rheumatology Association

Email: 
secretary@rheumatology.org.nz

OMAN RHEUMATOLOGY CLUB

President:
Dr Humaid AlWahshi
Royal Hospital
Muscat
Oman

Email : halwahshi@hotmail.com

PAKISTAN SOCIETY FOR RHEUMATOLOGY

President:
Dr Sumaira Farman
Email : sumaira_farman@hotmail.com

General Secretary:
Dr Babur Salim
Email: babursalim@yahoo.com

PHILIPPINE RHEUMATOLOGY ASSOCIATION

President:
Dr Bernadette Heizel Reyes
Email: heizelmanapatreyes@yahoo.com



Secretary General:
Dr Sidney Erwin Manahan
Email: setmanahan@outlook.com

Administration Director :
Ms Maricris Ocampo
Philippine Rheumatology Association (PRA)
Room 1408, 14/F N-Tower,
Cathedral Heights Bldg. Complex (CHBC)
St Luke’s Medical Center
E Rodriquez Sr. Ave
Quezon City 1102
Philippines
Tel: 63 2 726 8875 or 63 2 723 0101 loc. 5148
Fax: 63 2 726 8875
Emailphilrheuma@gmail.com
Website:www.philippinerheumatology.org

SINGAPORE SOCIETY OF RHEUMATOLOGY

President:
Dr Leong Khai Pang
Dept of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
11, Jalan Tan Tock Seng
Singapore 308433
Email:khai_pang_leong@ttsh.com.sg

Secretary:
Dr Chuah Tyng Yu
Email: tyngyu.chuah@mohh.com.sg

Secretariat:
Ms Khoo Yin Ci
Emailrheumatology.ssr@gmail.com

SRI LANKA ASSOCIATION OF RHEUMATOLOGY AND MEDICAL REHABILITATION

President:
Dr Kalum Deshapriya
Sri Lanka
Email:  kalumdeshapriya@hotmail.com

Honorary Secretary:
Dr Jayathri Jagoda
Sri Lanka
Email: jayatridj@yahoo.com

SYRIAN ASSOCIATION FOR RHEUMATOLOGY

www.rheumatology-syria.com

Honorary President:
Dr. Layla Kazkaz

 

President
Dr Majda I Khoury

Email: majdakh.majida@gmail.com

Secretary General:
Dr Sahar Said
Email: sympasa@yahoo.com

TAIWAN RHEUMATOLOGY ASSOCIATION

President
Professor Wen-Chan Tsai
Taiwan
Email: rheum@ms22.hinet.net

Secretary General:
Dr. Chang-Fu Kuo
Taiwan
Email: rheum@ms22.hinet.net

THE TAJIK RHEUMATOLOGY SOCIETY

President:
Dr Surayo M. Shukurova
734025 Tajikistan Dushanbe st Somoni – 59A
Tel: +992 37 224 1819
Mobile: +992 93 505 10 92
Fax: +992 37 221 7853
Email:s_shukurova@mail.ru

Secretary General:
Dr V Musaeva
734012 Tajikistan Dushanbe st Lahuti–4/33–13
Tel: +992 372 278468, +992 918 821415
Fax: +992 372 217853
Email: vikki_82@mail.ru

THAI RHEUMATISM ASSOCIATION

President:
Dr Kanokrut Nuntirooj
Thai Rheumatism Association
9th Floor, Royal Gold​​en Jubilee Bldg
2 Soi Soonvijai
New Petchburi Road
Bangkok 10310
Thailand
Tel : 66 2 716 6524​
Fax :66 2 716 6525 ​
Email :toojaisai@yahoo.co.uk

Secretary General:
Dr Siraphop Suwwanaroj
Thailand

Email : toojaisai@yahoo.co.uk

EMIRATES SOCIETY FOR RHEUMATOLOGY

President​:
Dr Waleed Alshehhi
United Arab Emirates
Email: info@emirates-rheumatology.ae

Vice President​:
Dr Khalid Alnaqbi 
United Arab Emirates
Email: kalnaqbi@seha.ae

TASHKENT MEDICAL ACADEMY

President:
Dr Rector Karimov Sh.I​
Tashkent Medical Academy
100047, Musakhanov St. 103,
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Tel: +998-71-2643780
Email:mmirzakhanova@mail.ru

Secretary General:
Dr Yarmukhamedov B
Tel: +998-93-1720212
Email:behzod@mail.ru

VIETNAM RHEUMATOLOTY ASSOCIATION

President:
Dr Tran Ngoc An
Vietnam Rheumatology Association​
Bach Mai Hospital
178 Giai Phong Road
Dong Da District
Hanoi
Vietnam
Tel: 84 4 869 4463 / 84 4 834 3832,
084 4 868 6982
Email:tran.anb@gmail.com

Secretary General:
Dr Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan
Rheumatology Department
Bach Mai Hospital
178 Giai Phong Road
Hanoi
Vietnam
Email:lanquang511@yahoo.com​