APLAR Member National Organizations

Australian Rheumatology Association

President : Prof. Catherine Hill
Contact Person : Ms. Suzanne Mark

 

Bangladesh Rheumatology Society

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

 

Chinese Rheumatology Association

President : Prof. Zhao Yan
Secretary General : Prof Zhang Zhuoli

 

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. Alakendu Ghosh
Secretary : Dr. Sapan Pandya

 

Indonesian Rheumatology Association

President : Dr. Sumariyono

 

Iranian Rheumatology Association

President : Dr. Syed Reza Najafizadeh
Secretary General : Dr.  Mohsen Soroush

 

Iraqi Society of Rheumatic Diseases

President : Prof. Nazar Lateef
Vice President : Prof. Sami Salman

 

Japan College of Rheumatology (JCR)

President : Prof. Tsutomu Takeuchi
Chairman International Affairs : Prof. Yoshiya Tanaka

JCR Secretariat : Ms Kazumi Kosuge

 

Jordanian Society of Rheumatology

President : Dr. Basel K Masri

 

Qazaq College of Rheumatology

President : Prof. Galymzhan Togizbayev
Secretary : Dr. Gulzhanat Yusupova

 

Korean College of Rheumatology

President : Dr. Sang-Heon Lee
Chairman : Dr. Tae-Hwan Kim

Executive Secretary : Dr. Chang Keun Lee
Director of International Corporation : Dr. Seung-Cheol Shim

 

Kuwait Association of Rheumatology

President : Dr. Fatemah Abutiban

 

Association of the Kyrgyz Republic Rheumatologists

President : Dr. Guli Saatova
Secretary : Dr. Zhetibaeva Saltanat Cholponbaevna

 

Malaysian Society of Rheumatology

President : Dr. Asmahan Md Ismail
Secretary : Dr. Shereen Ch’ng Suyin
APLAR contact person : Dr. Lau Ing Soo

 

Mongolian Rheumatology Association

President : Dr. Zulgeral Dandii
Secretary : Dr. Purevjal Otgonbayar

 

Myanmar Rheumatology Society

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

 

Nepal Rheumatology Association

President : Prof. Buddhi Prasad Paudyal
Secretary General : Dr. Binit Vaidya

 

New Zealand Rheumatology Association

President : Prof. Nicola Dalbeth
Secretary : Dr. William Taylor

 

Oman Rheumatology Club

President : Dr. Humaid AlWahshi

 

Pakistan Society for Rheumatology

President : Dr. Wajahat Aziz
Secretary General : Dr. Tajvur Saber

 

Philippine Rheumatology Association

President : Dr. Juan Javier T. Lichauco
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. Charmaine Wang

 

College of Specialists in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Sri Lanka

President : Prof. Monika de Silva
Honorary Secretary : Prof. Dilrukshi Tennekone

 

Syrian Association For Rheumatology

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

 

Taiwan Rheumatology Association

President : Prof. Chang-Youh Tasi
Secretary General : Dr Ko-Jen Li

 

The Tajik Rheumatology Society

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

 

The Thai Rheumatism Association

President : Prof. Siraphop Suwannaroj
Secretary General : Dr. Wanruchada Katchamart

 

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