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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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Events on World Lupus Day

AFRICA: SOUTH AFRICA: Lupus Foundation of South Africa

Event: A Night of Opera for Lupus | Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 19:00 for 19:30
Location: Ritrovo Ristorante, Club Avenue, Waterkloof, Pretoria in South Africa

We have Opera singers that have volunteered to have a concert followed by a dinner at Ritrovo Ristorante on Club Avenue, Waterkloof Pretoria South Africa. For more information: website, email or phone (82) 564-7803.


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.


ASIA: BANGLADESH: Lupus Foundation of Bangladesh: Dhaka

Event: Lupus Awareness Rally, Lecture, Workshop, Media Appearances and Networking | Date: 10 May 2016 and following weeks till May 31, 2016 Time: 10:00 - 1:00pm
Location: BSM Medical University and Hospital, Shahbag, Dhaka 1000

Lecture, Workshop, Media Appearances and month-long Networking events jointly organized by the Lupus Foundation of Bangladesh (LFB), Department of Rheumatology, BSM Medical University and Bangladesh Rheumatology Society (BRS). For more information: website, email or phone 880 173 185-0812.


ASIA: GUAM: Lupus Awareness Group of Guam

Event: World Lupus Day Wave | Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 4 pm - 6 pm
Location: Tamuning, Guam

Lupus Patients and Supporters invited to join the Lupus Awareness Group of Guam as we wave and raise awareness of Lupus. For more information: email.


ASIA: INDIA: Medica Superspecialty Hospital

Event: World Lupus Day Doctor's Talk and Awareness Programme | Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 1 pm - 3 pm
Location: Medica Superspecialty Hospital, 127 Mukundapur, EM Bypass, Kolkata - 700099

Medica Superspecialty Hospital is organizing a Health Talk by doctors on Lupus related topics and spreading awareness about the disease and its management through leaflets, posters, banners and digital media. For more information: website, email or phone (704) 407-6893.


ASIA: INDIA: Rheumatology Department, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Event: World Lupus a Day and Awareness Program| Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Block 1, level 2 Conference hall, KIMS Secunderabad, Minister road, BegumpetRosemary Mission Hospital, Vannarpetta, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India

This meeting is an awareness program conducted for patients with lupus. For more information: email or phone 986 600 0685.


ASIA: INDIA: Rosemary Mission Hospital, Vannarpetta, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India

Event: World Lupus Day patient awareness programme | Date: 05/05/2016 Time: 9.00-13.00-13.00
Location: Rosemary Mission Hospital, Vannarpetta, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India

We have organised a seminar on lupus for patients, educating about the disease. A free BMI check, BMD and Blood sugar camp is also conducted along side for the attendees to improve their knowledge of managing chronic co-morbidities of this disease. Rheumatologist, nephrologist and cardiologist will speak about managing various aspects of the disease. For more information: email or phone (462) 250-2211.


ASIA: INDIA: Rosemary Mission Hospital, Vannarpetta, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India

Event: World Lupus Day patient awareness programme | Date: 05/05/2016 Time: 9.00-13.00-13.00
Location: Rosemary Mission Hospital, Vannarpetta, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India

We have organised a seminar on lupus for patients, educating about the disease. A free BMI check, BMD and Blood sugar camp is also conducted along side for the attendees to improve their knowledge of managing chronic co-morbidities of this disease. Rheumatologist, nephrologist and cardiologist will speak about managing various aspects of the disease. For more information: email or phone (462) 250-2211.


ASIA: INDONESIA: Care for Lupus SDF (Syamsi Dhuha Foundation)

Event: Launching "Lupus Exercise" | Date: 05/07/2016 Time: 08:00 - 10:00
Location: RSHS Bandung, West Java

SDF will launch “Lupus Exercise”, follow the instructions, just click the link: https://youtu.be/1cuQk33EmlE. Have a good practice and enjoy it! For more information: website, email or phone +62 22 250 2008/+62 813 2050 9446.


ASIA: INDONESIA: Yayasan Lupus Indonesia - Bundaran

Event: Walk for Lupus and Charity Music Concert "Amethyst" | Date: 05/15/2016 Time: All Day
Location: Adera, Kuntoaji, Ello Bundaran HI.

Car Free day area Walk activity for everyone who support, care and have lupus to create awareness. For more information: website, email or phone +6281295389470 and +62818145211.


ASIA: INDONESIA: Yayasan Lupus Indonesia - Jakarta

Event: Talk show Lupus and the Inauguration of Lupus Council Lab school | Date: 05/14/2016 Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Adera, Kuntoaji, Ello Bundaran HI.

Talk show Lupus and the Inauguration of Lupus Council Lab school. For more information: website, email or phone +6281295389470 and +62818145211.


ASIA: INDONESIA: Yayasan Lupus Indonesia - Jakarta

Event: Press Conference World Lupus Day and International Film Festival Health Science and Culture Russian Culture | Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Adera, Kuntoaji, Ello Bundaran HI.

Selatan Press Conference about World Lupus Day 2016 and the International Film Festival that focus on health, science and culture .For more information: website, email or phone +6281295389470 and +62818145211.


ASIA: INDONESIA: Yayasan Lupus Indonesia - Java

Event: World Lupus Day (Long March and Bazaar) Car Free Day Malang | Date: 05/22/2016 Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Diponegoro, Jakarta.

Parahita invites people and the Lupus sufferers to gather, having a longmarch, bazaar, online campaign and crowd-funding and other offline activities in occasion of World Lupus Day (May 2016) that will be held on 22nd of May, 2016 in Car Free Day at Ijen Boulevard, Malang, (Simpang Balapang-Ijen Boulevard Street), Malang, East-Java, Indonesia For more information: website, email or phone 628 233 292-3312.


ASIA: INDONESIA: Yayasan Lupus Indonesia - Sudirman

Event: Tarakanita Walk for Lupus Grand Lucky | Date: 05/01/2016 Time: 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Location: Sudirman Business District.

Car Free Day area Walk activity for everyone who support, care and have lupus to create awarenessFor more information: website, email or phone +6281295389470 and +62818145211.


ASIA: INDONESIA: Care for Lupus SDF (Syamsi Dhuha Foundation)

Event: “Living Heathtily with Lupus from Medical Viewpoint” and “Learn to be Happy Living with Lupus” | Date: 7 May, 2016 Time: Call for details.
Location: Regional hospital ‘RSUP Dr. Hasan Sadikin, Bandung.'

SDF will launch “Lupus Exercise” introducing an exercise that developed to train respiration & stretching so that stiffness in joints can be relieved by doing such exercise regularly. This Lupus exercise has been tested by our Lupus friends at SDF aged between 20 and 60 years old.For more information: website, email or phone +62 22 250 2008 / +62 22 250 4050.


ASIA: INDONESIA: Care for Lupus SDF (Syamsi Dhuha Foundation)

Event: “Care for Lupus” Social Media Campaign | Date: 10 May, 2016 Time: All day
Location: Online campaign to create awareness of lupus

SDF will launch conduct outreach and awareness efforts through social media on World Lupus Day.For more information: website, email or phone +62 22 250 2008 / +62 22 250 4050.


ASIA: MALAYSIA: Malaysian SLE Association

Event: Lupus Forum | Date: 05/07/2016 Time: 8am to 1pm
Location: Hospital Sungai Buloh

A public forum on lupus in Bahasa Malaysia For more information: website, email or phone (6037) 957-7672.


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.


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

Event: Lavender Lunch for World Lupus Day | Date: 10th May 2016 Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: CJs On Glebe" 62 Glebe Rd, The Junction NSW 2291 Australia

Dress in purple to raise Lupus Awareness. Trivia, raffles & competitions.. 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


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


EUROPE: ITALY: LUPUS ITALY - Lazio Lupus Group

Event: Vigne Nuove in Festa | Date: 7th May 2016 Time: 09:00 to 15:00
Location: Viale Gino Cervi, Quartiere Vigne Nuove, ROME

The Rome Lupus Group will have an information desk at this festival to acquaint people of Lupus. Info docs, flyers, giveaways will be available on site. For more information: website.


EUROPE: ITALY: LUPUS ITALY - Sicilia Lupus Group

Event: World Lupus Day | Date: 28th May 2016 Time: 16:00
Location: Chiesa di Santa Maria dell’Itria, Via Garibaldi, TRAPANI

The Sicilian Lupus Group will celebrate the World Lupus Day in Trapani raising awareness on Lupus and collecting funds offering “our” Sainta Paulia violets. Info docs, flyers, giveaways will be available on site. For more information: website.


EUROPE: ITALY: LUPUS ITALY - Emilia Romagna Lupus Group

Event: Festival of Volunteering and Placentia Half Marathon | Date: 7th-8th May 2016 Time: Sat 16:00 to 20:00 – Sun 09:00 to 13:00
Location: Piazza Cavalli, PIACENZA

The Emilia Romagna Lupus Group will celebrate the World Lupus Day in Piacenza organizing an information desk at the Festival of Volunteering raising awareness on Lupus. Info docs, flyers, giveaways will be available on site. The largest group among the various associations will be awarded. For more information: website.


EUROPE: ITALY: LUPUS ITALY - Liguria Lupus Group

Event: World Lupus Day | Date: 14th May 2016 Time: 09:30
Location: Classroom D, DiMi University, Viale Benedetto XV, GENOVA

The Liguria Lupus Group will celebrate the World Lupus Day in Genova organizing a round table on Lupus and Diet, held by University professors. During the month of May there will be other events concerning diagnosis and therapy with Lupus. Please keep updated by checking the website. For more information: website.


EUROPE: ITALY: LUPUS ITALY - Calabria Lupus Group

Event: World Lupus Day | Date: 7th-8th May 2016 Time: Sat 08:00 to 17:00 – Sun 08:30 to 12:30
Location: Piazza Dante, CHIARAVALLE Centrale

The Calabria Lupus Group will celebrate the World Lupus Day in Chiaravalle organizing an information desk in Piazza Dante, raising awareness on Lupus and collecting funds offering “our” Sainta Paulia violets. Info docs, flyers, giveaways will be available on site. For more information: website.


EUROPE: ITALY: LUPUS ITALY - Lombardia Lupus Group

Event: World Lupus Day | Date: 11th May 2016 Time: 11:00 to 19:00
Location: Pad. LITA, Classroom 64, Ospedale Sacco, Via G.B. Grassi, MILANO

The Lombardia Lupus Group will celebrate the World Lupus Day in Milano organizing a scientific program with lessons held by University professors. For more information: website.


EUROPE: SPAIN

Event: Lupus Awareness Activities | Date: 1 May - June 30 Time: Times vary
Location: Various locations throughout Spain

Many events are planned to be held in Spain and South America to raise awareness of lupus. Download a PDF document that contains information about these events. For more information: website, or phone 91 825 11 98


EUROPE: SPAIN: Asturias

Event:NATIONAL CONGRESS OF LUPUS (ASTURIAS) SPAIN | Date: 21st May 2016 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Palacio de Congresos Principe Felipe Oviedo, Asturias Spain

Event where patients and meet to have the best information lupus all presentations are given by leading experts in EAS. For more information: website, email or phone 91 825 11 98 (FELUPUS), 985 08 95 56 (ALAS)


EUROPE: SPAIN: CATALAN ASSOCIATION LUPUS E. G.

Event:Working day lupus unlimited | Date: 10 May 2016 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Clinic and Hospital

Day for lupus patients to have conferences medical specialists For more information: website, email or phone (62) 689-1221


EUROPE: SPAIN: Galicia: Asociación Galega de Lupus

Event:Galicia Information desks | Date: May 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th Time: 10:00 to 20:00
Location: Galicia

We'll have informations points in lots of cities in Galicia. In some we will have other activities like flashmobs, bouncy castles, etc. For more information: website, email or phone +34 981240072


EUROPE: SPAIN: Galicia: Asociación Galega de Lupus

Event:All Galicia will shine in purple | Date: May 10th Time: after 20:00
Location: Famous monuments in Galicia

Different monuments all over Galicia will shine in purple: A Coruña, Roman wall in Lugo, As Burgas in Ourense .... For more information: website, email or phone +34 981240072


EUROPE: SPAIN: Galicia: Asociación Galega de Lupus

Event:Galicia Coping with Lupus"in Riveira | Date: May 4th Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cultural Center Manuel Lustres Rivas in Riveira

Three specialists talk about lupus. MD Manuel Pombo (rheumatologist) , Mr Arangude (nurse) and Mrs Lorena Afonso (nutriotionist) For more information: website, email or phone +34 981240072


EUROPE: SPAIN: Galicia: Asociación Galega de Lupus

Event:Galicia Light house Torre de Hércules will shine in purple | Date: May 10th Time: after 20:00
Location: A Coruña

The active oldest roman light house Torre Hércules will shine in purple. It will be a flashmob. For more information: website, email or phone +34 981240072


EUROPE: SPAIN: Madrid, Asociación Lúpicos Solidarios de Madrid

Event:Reading of World Lupus Day declaration | Date: May 9th Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Torrejon de Ardoz City Hall

The Mayor will read the declaration in City Council General Assembly For more information: website, email or phone +(34) 60-929-2993


EUROPE: SPAIN: Madrid, Asociación Lúpicos Solidarios de Madrid

Event:Reading of World Lupus Day declaration City Hall | Date: May 10th Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Las Rozas de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

The Mayor will read the declaration in City Council General Assembly For more information: website, email or phone +(34) 60-929-2993


EUROPE: SPAIN: Madrid, Asociación Lúpicos Solidarios de Madrid

Event:Lighting in purple of Caja del Arte (Municipal Scenic Arts Centre) | Date: May 8th -10th Time: From dusk to dawn
Location: Joaquin Blume Str. corner with Eos Str. Torrejon de Ardoz, Spain

Lighting in purple of main building of the City Arts Center For more information: website, email or phone +(34) 60-929-2993


EUROPE: SPAIN: Madrid, Asociación Lúpicos Solidarios de Madrid

Event: Lighting in purple of City Hall | Date: May 8th -10th Time: From dusk to dawn
Location: Plaza Mayor, Las Rozas de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

The main building will be lit in purple. For more information: website, email or phone +(34) 60-929-2993


EUROPE: SPAIN: Madrid, Asociación Lúpicos Solidarios de Madrid

Event: Lighting in purple of City Hall | Date: May 8th -10th Time: From dusk to dawn
Location: Plaza Mayor, Las Rozas de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

The main building will be lit in purple. For more information: website, email or phone +(34) 60-929-2993


EUROPE: SPAIN: Madrid, Asociación Lúpicos Solidarios de Madrid

Event: Information table | Date: May 10th Time: 10:30 a.m. 02:00 p.m.
Location: Plaza Mayor, Las Rozas de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

A desk with posters, fliers, giveaways, etc. on lupus. For more information: website, email or phone +(34) 60-929-2993


EUROPE: SPAIN: Madrid, Asociación Lúpicos Solidarios de Madrid

Event: Information table | Date: May 10th Time: 10:30 a.m. 02:00 p.m.
Location: Plaza Mayor, Las Rozas de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

A desk with posters, fliers, giveaways, etc. on lupus. For more information: website, email or phone +(34) 60-929-2993


EUROPE: SPAIN: Madrid, Asociación Lúpicos Solidarios de Madrid

Event: Information table | Date: May 9th Time: 10:30 a.m. 02:00 p.m.
Location: Plaza Mayor, Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain

A desk with posters, fliers, giveaways, etc. on lupus. For more information: website, email or phone +(34) 60-929-2993


EUROPE: SPAIN: La Asociación Leonesa de Lupus y Síndrome Antifosfolípido (ALELYSA)

Event: World Lupus Day Observance Date: May 10th Time: All Day
Location: Leon

ALELYSA conducts activities to observe World Lupus Day. For more information: website


EUROPE: SPAIN: Asociación Lupus de Cantabria

Event:Video Asociación Lupus de Cantabria y Día Mundial del Lupus | Date: May 2016 Time: Times vary
Location: Santander

Se pasa un vídeo sobre el Día Mundial del Lupus en los autobuses municipales del Ayuntamiento de Santander. For more information: website, email or phone 942 23 85 01


EUROPE: SPAIN: Asociación Lupus de Cantabria

Event:Actividades en Día Mundial del Lupus | Date: 10 de Mayo Time: De 10:00 a 13:00
Location: Hospital Universitario de Valdecilla, Hospital Comarcal de Sierrallana en Torrelavega y Hospital Comarcal de Laredo en Laredo; y en la Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Santantander

Mesas informativas en Hospitales de Cantabria y en la Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Santander. For more information: website, email. or phone 942 23 85 01


EUROPE: SPAIN: El Ayuntamiento de Santander a petición de la Asociación Lupus de Cantabria

Event:Conferencia | Date: 10 de Mayo de 2016 Time: a las 19:30 horas
Location: Fundación Caja Cantabria, c/ Tantin, 25- Santander

Conferencia Trombos y Anticoagulación en Enfermedades Autoinmunes (Lupus...). For more information: website, email or phone 942 200 750


EUROPE: SWEDEN: Stockholm, The Swedish Rheumatism Association, SLE Mil Sverige Facebook group and Stockholms Reumatism Organisation.

Event: SLE-Day Sweden | Date: May 10 th Time: 14.30-18.30 Seminar and lectures 19:00 Dinner, Facebook group SLE Mil Sverige
Location: Katarinasalen, Pumpan, Färgargårdstorget 1, Stockholm

The day starts with a seminar with people with lupus discussing their experiences. Then lectures with Christopher Sjöwall, rheumatologist and Claudia Lennartsson, fysiotherapist. There will also be a dinner held at a restaurant (for the dinner you have to pay yourself). For more information: email.


EUROPE: THE NETHERLANDS: Jaarbeurs Utrecht, NVLE, Lupus Nederland

Event: Wereld Lupus Dag 2016 | Date: May 21th Time: 10.30 - 17.00 hrs
Location: Reuma Fonds

Congres on Lupus and APS. For more information: website, email or phone 003188- 0157000


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


NORTH AMERICA: UNITED STATES: Lupus Foundation of America | California Office

Event: WALK TO END LUPUS NOW - San Diego Date: 14th May 2016 Time: 4 PM Registration; 5PM walk ceremony; 5:30PM walk begins
Location: NTC Park, 2455 Cushing Rd, San Diego, CA 92106

When you take part in a Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now™, you experience firsthand the power of the movement to end lupus. Join us in San Diego to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from its brutal impact. For more information: website, email or phone 310-617-2835


NORTH AMERICA: UNITED STATES: Lupus Foundation of America | California Office

Event: Dining out with Chili's - San Diego Date: May 10th, 2016 Time: 11am - 10pm
Location: Mira Mesa Chili's, 5969 Lusk Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121

Let Chili's do the cooking and support the Lupus Foundation of America at the same time. With each flyer presented on May 10th, 2016, Chili's will donate 15% of the event day sales back to the Lupus Foundation of America. For more information: website, email or phone 310-617-2835


NORTH AMERICA: UNITED STATES: Cassie A Lupus Survivor

Event: We are Surviving Lupus Date: May 10th, 2016 Time: 11am - 10pm
Location: Jefferson Elementary School 1110 Tucker Ave Sanger CA 93657

I am 25 years old i use a walker and am currently battling lupus and i and my family want to wear purple and distribute lupus awareness fliers with a purple cupcake to educate people on what we struggle with day to day. i get lots of criticism where i live in sanger ca and would like people to know about my disease rather than judge me for my illness For more information: phone (559) 546-9893


SOUTH AMERICA: WEST INDIES: LUPUS ANTILLES-GUYANE

Event:LUPUS, AUTO-IMMUNITE, NUTRITION ET MIEUX ETRE INSTITUT MARTINIQUAIS DU SPORT - LE LAMENTIN | Date: 14 May 2016 Time: 9H00-16H30
Location: CN Tower

Conférence-débat avec des médecins et spécialistes de la nutrition. For more information: website, email or phone (69) 645-3539


SOUTH AMERICA: BOLIVA: Asociación Boliviana de LUPUS "ASBOLUP" - LUPUS Bolivia

Event:III Congreso de LUPUS para pacientes y profesionales en Salud | Date: 6 May 2016 Time: 17:00 a 21:30
Location: Auditorio Camara Nacional de Comercio Edf. Camara Nacional de Comercio piso 1 Av. Mcl Santa Cruz esq. Colombia

Como primer Objetivo que el Congreso es brindar mayor información a los pacientes y Familaires con LUPUS sobre las afecciones y cuidados que se debe tener. Como segundo Objetivo es sensibilizar sobre este temas y actualizar información a los profesionales en salud. For more information: website, Facebook, email or phone 591-70611878


SOUTH AMERICA: BOLIVA: Asociación Boliviana de LUPUS "ASBOLUP" - LUPUS Bolivia

Event:II Feria Conversado sobre el LUPUS | Date: 8 May 2016 Time: 09:00 a 13:30
Location: Paseo el Prado

Los pacientes con LUPUS y familiares conversando con la Gente - sensibilizar y visibilizar el LUPUS. For more information: website, Facebook, email or phone 591-70611878


SOUTH AMERICA: NICARAGUA: Asociación Nicaragüense Pro Lupus Eritematoso (ASONILE)

Event:"Ganémosle la Carrera al Lupus" | Date: Domingo 8 de Mayo 2016 Time: 6 de la mañana
Location: Centro Comercial Metrocentro

LEvento de Recaudación de Fondos For more information: email or phone 505-2248-5641.


SOUTH AMERICA: PERU: Asociación Peruana de Lupus

Event:Día Mundial del Lupus | Date: 10 de mayo 2016 Time: 6 de la mañana
Location: Rey de Bahamonde 121, Lima 33, Perú

Charla informativa sobre el lupus, dirigida a los pacientes y sus familiares, con la intervención de médicos reumatólogos y psicólogos. For more information: website,email or phone 51-1-795 0304.


SOUTH AMERICA: ARGENTINA: Asociación Lupus Argentina - ALUA

Event:52° Medical Symposium Open to Community | Date: May 10th, 2016 Time: Contact for time
Location: Santa Maria del Buen Ayre Auditorium - Esmeralda 660 Piso 3° - Ciudad Autónoma de Bs. As.

Under the slogan : "Lupus Knows No Boundaries" will be hosting this Medical Symposium about differents aspects to Lupus especially to patients,families, medical and social workers in Santa Maria del Buen Ayre Auditorium, in Buenos Aires, with distribution of instructional leaflets and pins about WLD. Since 2009 the WLD - May 10 has been declared of Interest by the Legislative Chamber of Deputies of Argentina. ALUA is promoting WLD through the social networks and is working hard with the media (TV programmes, radio and newsletters). For more information: website, Facebook email or phone 54-11-4962-5239.


SOUTH AMERICA: CHILE: Agrupación Lupus Chile

Event:Stand, Caminada y Picnic de Agrupación Lupus Chile | Date: Sabado 7 de mayo Time: 10.00 a 14.00 horas
Location: Parque Bustamante, a un costado del Café Literario, Providencia, Santiago

Como actividad central, Lupus Chile se presentará con un STAND DE DIFUSION en Parque Bustamante, además realizaremos una CAMINATA DE PACIENTES Y FAMLIARES POR EL PARQUE cuyo objetivo es llamar la atención de los transeúntes y difundir acerca de nuestra enfermedad de una forma lúdica y atractiva. Para finalizar, haremos un rico PICNIC grupal al aire libre para compartir entre todos. For more information: website,email or phone (5699) 305-8454.


SOUTH AMERICA: CHILE: Agrupación Lupus Chile

Event:Cierre Mes del Lupus: Charla abierta a pacientes y familiares de Lupus | Date: Sábado 11 de junio Time: 9.30 a 14.00 horas
Location: Hospital Higueras de Talcahuano

Como actividad central, Lupus Chile se presentará con un STAND DE DIFUSION en Parque Bustamante, además realizaremos una CAMINATA DE PACIENTES Y FAMLIARES POR EL PARQUE cuyo objetivo es llamar la atención de los transeúntes y difundir acerca de nuestra enfermedad de una forma lúdica y atractiva. Para finalizar, haremos un rico PICNIC grupal al aire libre para compartir entre todos. For more information: website,email or phone (5699) 305-8454.


SOUTH AMERICA: CHILE: Agrupación Lupus Chile

Event:Difusión y Concientización en espacio público en Providencia | Date: Martes 10 de mayo Time: 9.00 a 18.00 horas
Location: Avenida 11 de septiembre con Ricardo Lyon, altura Mall Panorámico

Stand informativo sobre la enfermedad, en espacio público, dirigido a la concientización de la sociedad en la comuna de Providencia. For more information: website,email or phone (5699) 305-8454.


SOUTH AMERICA: CHILE: Agrupación Lupus Chile

Event:Difusión y Concientización en espacio público en Providencia | Date: Lunes 16 de mayo Time: 10.00 a 14.00 horas
Location: CDT Hospital Sótero del Río, Avenida Concha y Toro 3459, Punte Alto, Santiago

Stand informativo sobre la enfermedad, en espacio público, dirigido a la concientización de la sociedad en la comuna de Providencia. For more information: website,email or phone (5699) 305-8454.


SOUTH AMERICA: CHILE: Agrupación Lupus Chile

Event:Difusión y Concientización en espacio público en Providencia | Date: Sáado 14 y Domingo 15 de mayo Time: 10.00 a 21.30 horas
Location: Espacio Comunitario, frente a Cinemark, primer piso Mall Plaza Vespucio

Stand informativo sobre la enfermedad, en espacio público, dirigido a la concientización de la sociedad en la comuna de Providencia. For more information: website,email or phone (5699) 305-8454.


SOUTH AMERICA: CHILE: Agrupación Lupus Chile

Event:Difusión y Concientización en espacio público en Providencia | Date: Martes 3 de mayo Time: 18.00 a 22.30 horas
Location: Ilustre Municipalidad de Puente Alto, Concha y Toro 1820

Stand informativo sobre la enfermedad, en espacio público, dirigido a la concientización de la sociedad en la comuna de Providencia. For more information: website,email or phone (5699) 305-8454.


SOUTH AMERICA: CHILE: Agrupación Lupus Provincias San Felipe-Los Andes - Agrupación Lupus Chile

Event:Difusión y Concientización en espacio público en Providencia | Date: Sábado 7 de mayo Time: 12.00 a 16.00 horas
Location: Plaza de San Felipe, calles Prat esquina Salinas

Jornada de difusión con stand informativo sobre la enfermedad, en espacio público, dirigido a la concientización de la sociedad. For more information: website,email or phone (5699) 305-8454.


SOUTH AMERICA: CHILE: Quinta V Lupus - Agrupación Lupus Chile

Event:Difusión y Concientización en espacio público en Providencia | Date: Sábado 7 de mayo Time: 14.00 a 18.00 horas
Location: Plaza de Armas, Quillota

Stand informativo sobre la enfermedad, en espacio público, dirigido a la concientización de la sociedad en la comuna de Providencia. For more information: website,email or phone (5699) 305-8454.


SOUTH AMERICA: CHILE: Quinta V Lupus - Agrupación Lupus Chile

Event:Difusión y Concientización en espacio público en Providencia | Date: Sábado 7 de mayo Time: 9.00 a 14.00 horas
Location: Paseo Latorre, frente a Teatro Pompeya, Villa Alemana

Stand informativo sobre la enfermedad, en espacio público, dirigido a la concientización de la sociedad en la comuna de Providencia. For more information: website,email or phone (5699) 305-8454.


SOUTH AMERICA: CHILE: Quinta V Lupus - Agrupación Lupus Chile

Event:Difusión y Concientización en espacio público en Providencia | Date: Sábado 7 de mayo Time: 9.00 a 14.00 horas
Location: Plaza Victoria, Valparaíso

Stand informativo sobre la enfermedad, en espacio público, dirigido a la concientización de la sociedad en la comuna de Providencia. For more information: website,email or phone (5699) 305-8454.


SOUTH AMERICA: COLUMBIA: FUNLUCA

Event:Dia Mundial del Lupus | Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 10:00 a.m
Location: Cra 50 No. 80-46 Clinica de la Costa

Our foundation will give a variety of activities like yoga, and educational talk and a spiritual gathering. For more information: website,email or phone (57317) 371-6707.

We encourage lupus patients, their families, friends, co-workers, and health care providers to distribute it in your community.
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