APLAR Member National Organizations

Australian Rheumatology Association

President : A/Prof. Dave Nicholls
Representative : Dr. Jennifer Ng
Contact Person : Ms. Suzanne Mark

Bangladesh Rheumatology Society

President : Prof. Syed Atiqul Haq
General Secretary :  Prof. Minhaj Rahim Choudhury

Chinese Rheumatology Association

President : Prof. Xiaofeng Zeng
Secretary General : Dr. Cibo Huang

Emirates Society for Rheumatology

President : Dr. Jamal Ali AlSaleh
Vice President : Dr. Khalid AlNaqbi

The Hong Kong Society of Rheumatology

President : Dr. Yip Man Lung Ronald
Honorary Secretary : Dr. To Chi Hung

Indian Rheumatology Association

President : Prof. Debashish Danda
Secretary : Dr. Banwari Sharma

Indonesian Rheumatology Association

President : Dr. Sumariyono

Iranian Rheumatology Association

President : Dr. Ahmad-Reza Jamshidi
Secretary General : Dr.  Mohsen Soroush

Iraqi Society of Rheumatic Diseases

President : Prof. Ahmed Ziad Alrawi
Vice President : Prof. Sami Salman

Japan College of Rheumatology (JCR)

President : Prof. Kazuhiko Yamamoto
Chairman International Affairs : Prof. Tsutomu Takeuchi

Jordanian Society of Rheumatology

President : Dr. Basel K Masri

Kazakh College of Rheumatology

President : Prof. Chokan Baimukhamedov
Secretary : Dr. Anara Erkeeva

Korean College of Rheumatology

President : Dr. Won Park
Chairman : Dr. Sung-Hwan Park
Executive Secretary : Dr. Seung-Cheol Shim
Director of International Corporation : Dr. Wan-Uk Kim

Kuwait Association of Rheumatology

President : Dr. Adeeba Al-Herz

Association of the Kyrgyz Republic Rheumatologists

President : Dr. Guli Saatova
Secretary : Dr. Ilshat Yuldashev

Malaysian Society of Rheumatology

President : Dr. Habibah Yusoof
Secretary : Dr. Hazlyna Baharuddin
APLAR contact person : Dr. Lau Ing Soo

Mongolian Rheumatology Association

President : Dr. Z ulgeral Dandii
Secretary : Dr. Purevjal Otgonbayar

Myanmar Rheumatology Society

President : Prof.  Chit Soe
Secretary General : Dr. Cho Mar Lwin

Nepal Rheumatology Association

President : Dr. Binit Vaidya

New Zealand Rheumatology Association

President : Prof. Lisa Stamp
Secretary : Dr. Doug White

Oman Rheumatology Club

President : Dr. Humaid AlWahshi

Pakistan Society for Rheumatology

President : Prof. Sumaira Farman
Secretary General : Dr. Babur Salim

Philippine Rheumatology Association

President : Dr. Julie Li-Yu
Secretary General : Dr. Sidney Erwin Manahan

Saudi Society of Rheumatology

President : Dr. Hanan Al Rayes
Secretary : Dr. Ibrahim AL-Homood

Singapore Society of Rheumatology

President : Dr. Howe Hwee Siew
Secretary General : Dr. Andrea Ang Ee Ling

College of Specialists in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Sri Lanka

President : Dr. Kalum Deshapriya
Honorary Secretary : Dr. Jayathri Jagoda

Syrian Association For Rheumatology

Honorary President : Dr. Layla Kazkaz
President : Dr. Majda Khoury
Secretary General : Dr. Sahar Said

Taiwan Rheumatology Association

President : Prof. Wen-Chan Tsai
Secretary General :

Prof. Chang-Fu Kuo
Dr. Yi-Ming Chen
Dr. Meng-Yu Weng

The Tajik Rheumatology Society

President : Prof. Surayo M. Shukurova
Secretary General Dr. V Musaeva

The Thai Rheumatism Association

President : Prof. Worawit Louthrenoo
Secretary General : Dr. Pongthorn Narongroeknawin

Tashkent Medical Academy

President : Dr. Rector Karimov Sh.I
Secretary General Yarmukhamedov B

Vietnam Rheumatology Association

President : Prof. Tran Hgoc An
Vice President : Dr. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan
General Secretary: Dr. Nguyen Van Hung

 

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

 

Russian Cytokines Society

President: Prof. Vladimir A. Kozlov
Secretary General: Dr. Mark V. Goloviznin