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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
During the week of October 3rd, 2016, Dr. John P. Bilezikian, Professor of Medicine and Vice-Chair for International  Education and Research at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York,  led three seminal events  in Yerevan, Armenia. Read more
La siguiente entrevista inaugura una serie de entrevistas tituladas “5 preguntas 1 especialista”, disponibles en la página web de la IOF América Latina. Read more
Latin America Regional Advisory Council
Los nuevos integrantes del RAC LATAM para el plazo 2016-2020 ejercerán su función junto con los miembros ex-oficio conformados por: los Miembros latinoamericanos del Board Global (Claudia Campusano, Patricia Clark, Osvaldo Messina y Cristiano Zerbini) y los miembros latinoamericanos del Consejo de Asesores Científicos (Cesar Bogado, Jorge Morales Torres, Bruno Muzzi, Gregorio Riera y José... Read more
One in three Canadian women, and one in five Canadian men will break a bone because of osteoporosis, a debilitating disease that can strike at any time, causing bones to become fragile and break.1 Each year in Canada, broken bones caused by osteoporosis are more common than heart attack, stroke and breast cancer combined for women over the age of 50, despite the fact that if simple steps are... Read more
Hip fractures can be devastating for sufferers with over 50% losing their ability to live independently, many going into long-term care and 25% suffering an early death. This problem is likely to increase rapidly as New Zealand’s 1 million baby boomers age. Read more


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