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Lupus Europe

Tame your wolf - Tame you Lupus
Europe wide poster, patient recommendations letters for use in our member countries, workshops and patient panel linked to the theme during convention end of last year. For World Lupus Day this year we have chosen a strong message, a strong message with a strong image. In many countries the wolf is the symbol of Lupus. In others, the butterfly prevails. Living with lupus, we have no choice but to live with a wolf.For World Lupus Day this year we have chosen a strong message, a strong message with a strong image. In many countries the wolf is the symbol of Lupus. In others, the butterfly prevails. Living with lupus, we have no choice but to live with a wolf
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Tame your lupus
13 May, 2015, 13:00 - 17:00
Rigshospitalet, 2100 KøbenhavnØ
World Lupus Day celebrations, thematic event
More Information: Website, Email, or telephone 4551925833


Patients workshop in Kiel
Lupus Erythematodes Selbsthilfegemeinschaft e.V.
25 April, 2015, 10:00 - 14:00
On the occasion of the World Lupus Day a patients workshop takes place in Kiel. With a range of high-level scientists interested parties should be given the opportunity to get out more about their disease and the current state of research.
More Information: Website, or telephone +49 202 4968797

6th Meeting of German Lupus Experts
Lupus erythematodes Selbsthilfegemeinschaft e.V.
8th and 9th May 2015
Hörsaal der Dermatologischen Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
This meeting is conducted by the Lupus Foundation Germany in collaboration with the section of Rheumatology, University Hospital Heidelberg. The Lupus Foundation of Germany was founded in 2006 by the Association for lupus erythematosus self-help.
More Information: Website or telephone +49 202 4968797

Patients Workshop in Heidelberg
Lupus Erythematodes Selbsthilfegemeinschaft e.V.
9th May 2015, Location
With a range of high-level scientists interested parties should be given the opportunity to get out more about their disease and the current state of research.
More Information: Website or telephone +49 202 4968797

The Netherlands

Tell Your Story
Nationale vereniging voor LUPUS, APS, Sclerodermie en MCTD (NVLE)
Must be send in before the 1st of May 2015
Patients are invited to share their story with Lupus to raise awareness for Lupus. The best Dutch story are published in a book with stories from all over Europe.
More Information: Website, Email,


The Spanish Federation of Lupus represents 25 Lupus associations throughout Spain. The Federation conducts various activities to achieve their mission. Below is a list of activites that are being planned to coincide with the 12th annual observance of World Lupus Day.

XIV National Congress of Lupus
FELUPUS (Federación Española de Lupus) and ALADA organized this year the XIV National Congress of Lupus, which will be in Zaragoza, on May 15 & 16.
More information: Website, Program, Poster

ONCE Lottery Ticke Promotion
Blind Organization of Spain (ONCE) lottery will be dedicated to lupus for the 7th of May. The lottery of ONCE is one of the most famous in Spain and is sure to generate awareness of lupus among the people of Spain.

Aragón (ALADA)
May 10:
11:00 a.m. - Free concert of the Group Azuara in Plaza del Pilar, also face painting and information desks.
5 p.m. - Charity football match for Lupus between Veterans of Real Zaragoza, Veterans Veterans of Santo Domingo Juventud and Veterans College of Physicians of Zaragoza, in fields of Torreramona. Also, animation for children, games, bouncy castles ... Aragonese folk music with the group Bucardo; characters from Star Wars.
More information: Blog

Basque Country

ADELES (Álava)
May 8, from 10 a.m. to 13.00. Information stand at Plaza nodal in Mall Boulevard Victoria-Gasteiz.
May 18: 19:30 Meeting of members and lunch in room 1-2 of the Federation Vicente Abreu.
More information: Blog

May 13: Informative conferences "Yes, is Lupus". Euskalduna Palace. Bilbao From 17:00 to 20:15.
More information: Blog


May 8: Information desk in the center of Almería, with commemorative balloons.
May 9: III medical Autoimmune and Lupus conferences. From 09: 00h to 14h. In the hospital Virgen del Mar. Also, Celebration and the 20th anniversary dinner. From 19: 30h in the Hotel AC Almería.
More Information: Website

Castilla-La Mancha

During May there is an exhibition about lupus at the Hospital General Universitario of Ciudad Real
May 7: information tables in Ciudad Real. Also breathing and relaxation classes in several towns.
More information: Website


Placing commemorative posters in hospitals, community centers and colleges
May 8 - Information tables at several hospitals and Santander's Council square. Also, showing video of ALDEC Association in municipal buses of Santander
More information: Website


May 9: Makeup concealer workshop. Appearances on radio and television and newspapers. Also, a lunch-party to celebrate the recognition of Public Utility by the Ministry of Interior of Spain
More information: Website


May 10 - Information desks and children's entertainment, with shows of Frozen and Olaf Globotada, gifts etc .. from 10:00h to 16:00h in the City of Arts and Sciences (Buttresses Walk).
More information: Website


May 8 - Conference "Lupus and Treatments" at 19: 30h in Torredonjimeno Castle.
May 10 - Ubeda, Torredelcampo, Linares and Torredonjimeno will shine with purple lights. Also Walk for Lupus.
More information: Website


Lupus Córdoba
May 8 - Conference about Lupus and Youth at 18:00h in Women Province Council.
May 9 - In the Museum of Woman MUMU At 17:00h. Conferences about LES, Lupus and Pregnancy, Disability and rights. Sergio Cordoba sings.
More information: Website


May 8 - Information stand in Hospital Clinic Barcelona, from 10 hours to 14 h.
May 9 - Ateneu Fort Pienc Civic Centre, Placa Fort Pienc, 4-5, 08013 Barcelona. From 17: 30 to 20:00h. Conference "Light on Lupus, friend or foe?" and presentation of film "Magic Wand For Sale".
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Making informative and some amazing videos about Lupus that you can see on the YouTube channel LUPUS ACLEG. This link is specially helpful for Spanish-speaking patients. Also, a short film, "THE DAY ZERO," is competing at a film festival. Watch the video now.


PosterInformation desk in Plaza Mayor
Asociacion Lupicos Solidarios de Madrid
Main Square at Torrejon de Ardoz
May 10, 10a.m. to 14p.m.
Plaza Mayor, Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain
Plaza de España, Las Rozas de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
More information: Email or telephone +34 609 29 29 93

Lupus Proclamation
Asociacion Lupicos Solidarios de Madrid
May 5
The Major and City Council of Las Rozas de Madrid read and unanimously endorsed the Lupus Proclamation
Las Rozas de Madrid City Hall, City Hall Square, Las Rozas de Madrid, Spain
More information: Website, Email, or telephone +34 609 29 29 93


LUPUS day (SLE-dag)
The Swedish Rheumatism Association [Svenska Reumatikerförbundet]
9th of May 2015
Tellus Fritidscenter, Lignagatan 8, Stockholm, Sweden
On the 9th of May a Lupus day will be held in Stockholm, Sweden. This year we have decided to have only one day with a fixed schedule and then have the Sunday free for spontaneous meetings.
More Information: Facebook, Email


Welt Lupus Tag / Journée Mondiale du Lupus
Lupus Suisse
During the week to including May 10
Cities of Lausanne, Geneva, Bern, Baden, Aarau, Chur, Luzern, Zürich and small towns.
Distribution of a WLD-Poster through self-help groups (seven) to hospitals, doctors, pharmacies and drugstores.
More Information: Website, Email or telephone 044 833 09 97

United Kingdom

Lupus Information Day
Cambridgeshire Lupus Group (LUPUS UK)
9th May 2015
CPDC, Trumpington, Cambridge, UK
An informaiton session for lupus patients, friends and families. Expert speakers from Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK
More Information: Email

Lupus Information Day
Lupus UK
Saturday 9th May 2015
The Studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP
An afternoon featuring three expert speakers discussing a variety of 'lupus' related topics.
More Information: Website, Email or telephone (+44) 01708 731251

New Lupus Exercise Video
Lupus UK
10 May, 2015
LupusUK will be launching a new video online demonstrating light exercises and a gentle stretch workout for people with lupus.
More Information: Website, Email

Wallking For Lupus
The Hibbs Lupus Trust
10th May 2015
Marquis Drive Visitor Center, Cannock Chase
Walk on World Lupus Day! Our 2 & 5 mile walks will take you into the beautiful Cannock Chase, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Explore the beautiful landscape, wildlife and history of Cannock Chase whilst making a real difference to the lives of people with lupus.
More Information: Website, Email or telephone 0800 633 5118