PReS Statement about the conflict in Ukraine

Date: 11.03.2022

On behalf of the PReS, EMERGE and ENCA family, we condemn all forms of violence and war that affects innocents, children, young people, and families. We want you to know that we are with you in these extremely difficult days.

If you need help accessing medical care and treatment, you can reach out to the PReS organisation (connect.pres@gmail.comand/or access the locations of specific paediatric rheumatology centres and Family Associations by following the relevant country flags on the PRINTO network site (, in order to make contact with local teams close to where you are or need support. 

We would like also to highlight the initiative of the ERN-RITA network. They also welcome all doctors, health professionals, families and patients with rheumatic diseases who are in need to contact them. Please reach out to and see for further information.