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The ‘Live Stronger for Longer’ initiative is New Zealand’s new multisector initiative on falls and fracture prevention - it includes Fracture Liaison Services and the ANZ Hip Fracture Registry. Read more
IOF member society FHOEMO (Hispanic Foundation of Osteoporosis and Metabolic Diseases), in association with AECOS, is organizing an awareness campaign called ‘La osteoporosis pasa fractura’ aimed at patients and primary care physicians. The aim of the nationwide campaign is to raise awareness and improve knowledge about the importance of osteoporotic fracture prevention - especially for women at... Read more
Exercise is an important way in which to maintain bone health and promote osteoporosis and fracture prevention. However many people, with or without osteoporosis, may have specific questions about exercise or not know which exercises are optimal for bone health, or which may not be ideal following an osteoporois diagnosis. Read more
With 240 national organizations in 99 locations worldwide, the Committee of National Societies (CNS) is IOF’s most important membership committee. It represents the collective voice of the global osteoporosis movement and as such is IOF’s strongest calling card in support of musculoskeletal health, osteoporosis prevention and improved patient care. Read more
El Comité de Sociedades Nacionales (CNS, por sus siglas en inglés) es el comité de membresía más importante de la IOF, con 240 organizaciones nacionales en 99 localidades en todo el mundo. Éste representa la voz colectiva del movimiento global de la osteoporosis y apoya el cuidado de la salud musculoesquelética, la prevención de la osteoporosis y la mejora de la atención al paciente. Read more
La IOF se enorgullece de tener 35 sociedades miembro en 15 países latinoamericanos. Éstas representan la voz de los pacientes y los profesionales de la salud en una región en la que la osteoporosis y las fracturas relacionadas son un problema serio y creciente. Muchas de las sociedades científicas celebran reuniones y cursos nacionales de forma regular para contribuir a la formación profesional y... Read more
Reaching the millions of people who are affected by osteoporosis is a challenging task. Although websites and brochures can increase awareness, face-to-face interactions are the most effective way to empower people to take action to improve their bone health. Read more
Osteoporosis Canada's FLS-forum-2017
Osteoporosis Canada hosted 60 delegates from 10 provinces at the FLS Forum 2017 on February 25th and 26th in Toronto. Current evidence on models to close the post-fracture care gap were presented and delegates gained an understanding of the tools they need to implement effective FLS in their own jurisdictions. Read more
The first Webinar of the IOF Latin America Webinar Series 2017 was held on February 15th. The webinar presented the results of the review Biologic therapies and bone loss in rheumatoid arthritis, published by the IOF Working Group on Chronic Inflammation and Bone Structure (ICSW). In case you missed the review, read here. Read more
La osteoporosis y la diabetes son dos de los trastornos crónicos más comunes cuya prevalencia estña en aumento en todo el mundo. Ambos tienen una interrelación compleja que plantea desafíos para los investigadores y los médicos. A continuación se enumeran seis excelentes críticas invitadas que aparecerán en el número especial de febrero de Calcified Tissue International. Read more

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