ssist in improving the knowledge of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases among members of the health, welfare and medical professions, governmental bodies and the general public.
ncourage and undertake research projects including surveys and clinical trials related to rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases and dissemination of the results of any such research.
oster innovation and excellence in education and research with the aim to improve treatment and patient care.
ollect and distribute information on all aspects of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, both in the medical and sociological areas of the disease.
stablish and promote a common agenda for health and advocacy for people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in Southern Europe.
ncourage and assist in the foundation and development towards user-led organizations of people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in Southern Europe.
rovide member organizations representing people with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (RMDs) both in Southern Europe and borders and other peer user-led organizations that fall outside the Southern area with a stronger voice at a national and European level. The character of AGORA remains the same and focuses on working towards creating better conditions for people with RMDS in Southern European countries, despite giving the opportunity to countries that fall outside this geographical area to join the organization.
romote supportive attitudes towards rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases and enable patients to live independent and participate fully in society.