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المجموعة العربية لاختصاص روماتيزم الأطفال



Pediatric Rheumatology of Arab Group (PARG) was established and officially recognized in 2016 as Special interest group of Arab League of Associations for Rheumatology (ArLAR). 

Mission : 

The purpose of the PRAG is: 

  1. Promote excellence in Pediatric Rheumatology clinical care and research within the region through collaborative work among PRAG members. 

  2. Foster scientific partnership and collaboration with International Pediatric Rheumatology Associations and networks. 

  3. Facilitate transmission and translation of research advances into daily clinical care and adoption of best practices and guidelines. 

  4. Support regional education and training in Pediatric Rheumatology

  5. Empowerment of patients and their families by addressing their needs to their governing bodies, this will be done in collaboration with AAAA group.



To be internationally recognized as a professional body representing Arab Pediatric Rheumatologists. 

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Sulaiman Al Mayouf, MD


Founder and member of the PRAG Steering Committee
Professor, Consultant of Pediatric Rheumatology 
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center 
College of Medicine, Alfaisal University

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Reem Abdwani, MD


Founder and member of the PRAG steering committee

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Mohammed Muzaffer, MD


Founder and member of the PRAG steering committee
Associate Professor in Pediatric Rheumatology KAU, College of Medicine Jeddah, KSA
Member of SSR 
Advisory Board Committee of Abbvie and Sobi and Bristl-Mayo

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Adel Al Wahadenah, MD


Founder and member of the PRAG steering committee

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Wafaa Al Suwairi, MD


Founder and member of the PRAG steering committee
Pediatric rheumatology consultant at Department of Pediatrics, King Abdullah Specialized Children Hospital (KASCH) , National Guard Health Affairs
Assistant prof in pediatrics and Associate Dean College Of medicine , King Saud Bin Abdulaziz for health Sciences University
A Fellow of Pediatric at the Royal College of Physicians, London, FRCP
Co-Founder and deputy chair for Charitable Association for Rheumatology (Rheumatism)
Member of the Pediatric Rheumatology European Society (PReS) and part of the PRINTO group.

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