Vision, Mission & Goals

Vision

  • The IOF vision is a world in which people of all ages benefit from good bone, muscle and joint health, free of fragility fractures due to osteoporosis

Mission

  • To promote the maintenance of bone, muscle and joint health as a worldwide priority

Goals

  • To motivate people to take action to maintain musculoskeletal health and prevent, diagnose and treat bone, muscle and joint disorders
  • To foster the education and training of physicians and allied health care professionals in the field of musculoskeletal health and bone, muscle and joint disorders
  • To lobby for policy change so that musculoskeletal health and the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of bone, muscle and joint disorders becomes standard worldwide
  • To promote medical innovation and to improve patient care in the field of musculoskeletal health
  • To support and maintain contacts with institutions or societies having similar objectives