Self Management Education Working Group

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the OA Action Alliance is to work collectively to advance the recommendations outlined in A National Public Health Agenda for Osteoarthritis by promoting action to prevent and control OA and its progression through proven interventions, public policies, communication strategies and enhanced research initiatives.

The Self Management Education Working Group is unified under the first of four recommended public health interventions outlined in the National Public Health Agenda for Osteoarthritis which describes self management education as, "a process to help adults with a chronic condition learn how to manage their condition, prevent its short- and long-term health consequences, and achieve the best possible quality of life" as well as a, "a valuable public health intervention and a useful adjunct to care delivered in a clinical setting." Read more here.

 

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