Wellness. Support. Awareness.

Committed to enriching the lives of those living with scleroderma
in Atlantic Canada

Support

Providing financial, emotional, motivational, educational, and social support to those living with scleroderma and their caregivers in Atlantic Canada.

Awareness

Spreading awareness and educating the public about scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease, which has no known cause and no known cure.

Advocacy

Engaging with medical professionals, government, and media to advocate for those living with scleroderma in Atlantic Canada.

Education

Providing education for patients, caregivers, health care professionals, and health care students to increase understanding and awareness of scleroderma.

Research

Supporting research and seeking funding to ensure better treatments are available for those living with scleroderma. Research is essential to finding a cure.

What is scleroderma?

Scleroderma is a rare, progressive, and chronic autoimmune connective tissue disorder that causes excess collagen accumulation. “Sclero” means “hard” and “derma” means “skin”. But hardening skin is just one of many difficult symptoms that those living with scleroderma can experience.

Upcoming Events

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Register NOW for the 2024 Bi-Annual National Scleroderma Conference taking place in St. John’s NL from Aug 29 – Aug 31, 2024, to receive the lowest rate and a chance to win:

– One-night free hotel room
– Two free Registrations
– One-night free hotel room free hotel room
– $50 Tim Hortons gift card

Thanks to our generous sponsors, conference registration has been reduced to $150 from $600. Take advantage of our Early Early Bird pricing and pay only $75! You won’t see the price this low again. https://www.sclerodermaconference.ca

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