JointHealth™ express   June 30, 2015

What has ACE done for you lately?

Here's what we've been working on.

World Autoimmune Arthritis Day
Hosted by the International Foundation for Autoimmune Arthritis, the World Autoimmune Arthritis Day united dozen of nonprofits, advocates, and experts from around the world to provide educational and awareness information to patients, their supporters, and the general public. ACE participated in this virtual global race and expanded the arthritis conversation online.

ACE launches second annual Canada's Best Workplaces for Employees Living with Arthritis program
To recognize best arthritis practices, ACE launched the second annual search for Canada's Best Workplaces for Employees Living with Arthritis.

To determine if your company is eligible for Canada's Best Workplaces for Employees Living with Arthritis program, please visit:

FIFA Women's World Cup™
ACE created the hashtag #TeamArthritis for a campaign to celebrate the athletes and achievements in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup™. Our goal is to raise awareness of how women living with arthritis can remain active and achieve high performance in their lives. As we near the final match, help us spread the words about safe exercise, injury prevention, and living a balanced lifestyle. Join the Twitter campaign and Facebook event here.

"SEB Facts" webinar
ACE conducted a "SEB Facts" webinar for stakeholders across Canada on June 8. More than 150 consumers, healthcare professionals and government officials attended the webinar presented in English by Cheryl Koehn, President of ACE, and in French by Dr. Michel Zummer, Head of Rheumatology, CH Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Associate Professor, Université de Montréal. The webinar is now available for viewing on the ACE website at the JointHealth™ workshops page. Please share the webinar link with your family, friends and colleagues who are interested in staying up-to-date on arthritis treatments.

ImmunoBC – Sixth Annual Immunology Retreat
Cheryl Koehn delivered the Keynote Address at the ImmunoBC 2015 Annual Immunology Retreat: Understanding Inflammation: Perspectives from the Bench and Benchside. Koehn's patient perspective on inflammation provided "lived experience" knowledge that researchers at the conference said: "benefits discovery and translational research processes, as well as knowledge translation and exchange."