Educational Resources

Available at the National Bookstore or at the Section of Rheumatology UP-PGH


The Section of Rheumatology has actively produced educational materials for the lay. The first was in 2000 with the Arthritis Komiks series – Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Gout– in the Filipino language. These were given free to patients and caregivers during section activities like ABaKaDa ng Rayuma, a monthly lay encounter in the Outpatient Department of UP-PGH and during the Lupus Club meetings. Copies of the Arthritis series is still available in the office. These comics series were made possible by educational grants from Pfizer Philippines and MSD, with story line by Dr. Heizel Manapat-Reyes and Dr. Clemente M. Amante as adviser.

Recently, several members of the staff collaborated with training residents of the Department of Medicine as authors of the Health Booklet series project of the Department. This was a department project of the former Chair and now Dean Agnes Mejia. The most recent publication is Arthritis in the Young

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