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Mr. Larry Funnell, a long time Osteoporosis Canada volunteer, and Dr. Suzanne Morin, a member of Osteoporosis Canada’s Scientific Advisory Council, presented “Patient Engagement in Clinical Guidelines Development : Input from >1000 Members of the Canadian Osteoporosis Patient Network” at the IOF-ESCEO World Congress (WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2019) in Paris, France. Read more
The Committee of National Societies (CNS) warmly welcomes the following new members to the IOF family: Read more
Even though the UK has the highest prevalence of Paget’s Disease of Bone in the world, most people will not have heard of it. Indeed, only a relatively small number of cases are satisfactorily diagnosed and referred to a specialist. The condition affects the bone’s normal metabolism, which can result in severe pain, fractures and disability. Read more
El 23 de noviembre pasado, la Sociedad Argentina de Pacientes con Osteoporosis (SAPCO) brindó una charla abierta a la comunidad al finalizar el Congreso Científico de la Asociación Argentina para el estudio del Climaterio (AAPEC). La charla titulada "La mujer después de los 40" se brindó ante 300 mujeres, en la ciudad de Córdoba, Argentina.  Read more
The IX All-Russian Congress of Patients was held in Moscow on November 28-30, 2018. The main theme of the Congress was  “Interaction between the authorities and the patient community as the basis for building patient-oriented Healthcare in the Russian Federation.” Read more
Below is a short summary of the Spanish-language news report about an innovative awareness campaign developed by ACOMM: Read more
En Colombia, 1,6 millones de mujeres tienen osteoporosis. La Asociación Colombiana de Osteoporosis (ACOMM) presenta la campaña "Manicure, Prevenir la osteoporosis está en tus manos", comprometida con la prevención de fracturas por fragilidad y el diagnóstico oportuno de la osteoporosis. Read more
On October 27, the first Capture the Fracture (CTF) Workshop dedicated to Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) was held at the King Khalid University Hospital in Riyadh in collaboration with the Saudi Osteoporosis Society, a member of the IOF Committee of National Societies. Read more
"It was unforgettable and inspiring!” stated IOF CEO Philippe Halbout when describing the 2nd International Summit in Armenia for Eurasian and Eastern European Countries. The Summit, held in Yerevan, Armenia and hosted by the Armenian Osteoporosis Association, brought together IOF member societies from 19 countries (see participant list below). Read more
La SAO y AAOMM se unieron, por segundo año consecutivo, para realizar el 2º Congreso Argentino de Osteología donde también se celebró la XXXV reunión anual de AAOMM y el XIII Congreso Argentino de Osteoporosis. Read more


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