ENCA is the European Network for Children with Arthritis.
ENCA is organised as an informal network for national associations working with children and young people with paediatric rheumatic diseases and their families.
Founded in Paris in 2002.
ENCA has six elected board members, with a Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and Website Administrator.
Any association or organized group of parents within Europe is eligible to apply to join ENCA, free of charge.
ENCA is financially supported by PReS, the Paediatric Rheumatology European Society.
Current board members:
Wendy Costello, ICAN (Ireland)
Mirjam Kepic, Društvo za pomoč otrokom z imunskimi boleznimi (Slovenia)
Yona Egert, INBAR (Israel)
Anita van de Louw, Jeugdreuma Vereniging (Netherlands)
Saskya Angevare, KAISZ (Netherlands)
Website Administrator and Public Relations:
Anton Gruss, KOURIR association (France)
ENCA cooperates with a number of international organisations with shared goals in rheumatology.