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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
On January 14th at its 18th General Assembly, the Jordanian Osteoporosis Prevention Society (JOPS) elected a new Board for 2017-2019 as follows:1. Omar Abu Hijleh MD : President2. Basel Masri  MD : Vice President3. Said Abdul Majeed  MD : Secretary General  to the Board4. Tareq Alkheetan  MD : Treasurer5. Mouris Barham MD : Head of the Scientific Committee6. Ziad Zoubi, MD : Head of Irbid Office Read more
The IOF-EMRI World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) Meeting and Seminar on Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Osteoporosis was organized by the Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute (EMRI) in collaboration with the International Osteoporosis Foundation on  December 15-16, 2016. Read more
Here’s a great example from Norway, where May-Britt Stenbro, Osteoporosis Coordinator and Project Nurse in NoFRACT at the Drammen Hospital and Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Frede Frihagen at Oslo University Hospital, were featured in an extended interview on TV2’s  ‘Good Morning Norway’.  > View the video Read more
The 19th Congress of Slovak and Czech Osteology, held from September 8-10, 2016 in Žilina, was organized by the Slovak Society for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease SLS (SOMOK) in cooperation with the Czech Society for Metabolic Bone Diseases CLS JEP (SMOS), with the support and under the auspices of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). Read more

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