World Osteoporosis Day

The first lady of Panama and the mayor of Panama City were among dignitaries who launched World Osteoporosis Day activities in Panama. The event marked the first time IOF organized a major press conference in Latin America.The dignitaries included: Read more
The IOF global launch of World Osteoporosis Day 2006, on Friday, 20 October was marked by a successful media conference. In keeping with the theme “Bone Appétit: the role of food and nutrition in building and maintaining strong bones”, was followed by an exclusive “bone-friendly” lunch for sixty created by Executive Sous Chef Tsui Kit Po at the InterContinental Hong Kong. Read more
Good nutrition is essential to building and maintaining strong bones, according to a new report issued in Hong Kong by International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) on the occasion of World Osteoporosis Day (WOD), October 20. The new report “[link 578]Bone Appétit: the role of food and nutrition in building and maintaining strong bones[/link]” shares its title with the theme of WOD 2006, celebrated... Read more
Journalists from a variety of healthcare and lifestyle publications were on hand for a press conference, held at the modern Kare Magique, that began with IOF President Professor Pierre Delmas briefing participants on the fact that after 50 years of age, one in three women and one in five men will suffer an osteoporotic fracture, an incidence higher than that of breast cancer and prostate cancer,... Read more

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