Welcome to the website Rheuma.be for professionals

The Royal Belgian Society of Rheumatology (KBVR-SRBR) and our partner BeHPR (Belgian Health Professionals in Rheumatology) welcomes you to our Rheuma.be page dedicated to professionals in the rheumatological world.

Rheumatologists, researchers, physiotherapists, nurses, pharmaceutical companies, colleagues from other specialties with common interests…

You are all welcome here!

At Rheuma.be, we strongly believe we will be more successful at improving the lives of our patients if we work together towards that common goal which is why we are working hard on improving our collaboration with our partners and transparency towards the outside world.

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Meet our partner

Belgian Health Professionals in Rheumatology BeHPR

The Belgian Health Professionals in Rheumatology (BeHPR) is a non-profit organization that supports paramedics working in rheumatology in the practice of their profession.

BeHPR also collaborates with the Rheuma.be in the context of training courses & conferences, patient associations and health professionals active within the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR).

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Upcoming events

Rheuma.be (KBVR-SRBR) is honoured to announce the 28th Belgian Congress of Rheumatology, on 18 – 20 September 2023. The congress will take place at Namur expo, located within walking distance from most hotels and the station.
14th European Lupus Meeting, taking place in Bruges, Belgium on 19 – 22 March 2024. https://lupus24.be/

News for professionals

Participer à la réalisation d'une formation accélérée pour les infirmières en rhumatologie. Prévoir 3 journées: le 18 septembre 2024, une journée en janvier puis une en mai 2025
The presidents from organisations of health professionals in rheumatology from different countries gathered in Zurich to share best practices.
We would love a nurse to join our multidisciplinary team. The key responsibilities include attending our meetings, in Zaventem,  twice a year and most importantly co-selecting the projects that will be awarded a scientific research fund. The ideal candidate would have or be working on a PhD, but this is not a must. If you are interested, please contact Prof. René Westhovens: rene.westhovens@uzleuven.be
eMSK is a valuable educational tool that can further enhance rheumatologists' knowledge and skills in the field of musculoskeletal ultrasound.

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Would you like to be part of our community and benefit from our communication and congresses at reduced price.

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To promote and encourage scientific progress in our field, we created several working groups of experts who focuss on a specific theme. Discover our groups and join us.