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The International Osteoporosis Foundation in cooperation with the Endocrine and Metabolic Society of Singapore (EMSS) and the Osteoporosis Society Singapore (OSS), look forward to welcoming you to the IOF Regionals 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting taking place at the Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre (Suntec) from November 4-6, 2016. Read more
Due to the ageing of the populations and increasing sedentary and urban lifestyles in many Asian countries, it is projected that by 2050 more than half of the world's hip fractures will occur in Asia.  Read more
Clinicians and researchers from more than 38 countries participated in the IOF Regionals 5th Asia-Pacific Oste Read more
2013 Asia-Pacific Regional Audit cover
This Asia-Pacific Audit provides new and updated information about the status of osteoporosis in the region. In addition to the 14 countries in the 2009 version, it now includes Australia and New Zealand, giving more comprehensive coverage of this geographical area. What is alarmingly clear is that some of the projections made in 2009 clearly underestimated the disease burden and the situation... Read more
This page features osteoporosis guidelines from around the Asia-Pacific region. The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) does not officially endorse national or regional guidelines - osteoporosis prevalence and aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of fractures are country or region-specific. Please note that the listing may not be up to date, and there may be multiple... Read more
This landmark regional audit report, the first of its kind for the region, was published in December 2010. Read more
This landmark report was launched on September 22 in Beijing, China in conjunction with the International Osteoporosis Foundation Worldwide Conferenc Read more
It's estimated in the year 2050 more than 50% of osteoporotic hip fractures will occur in Asia. Internatinal Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) works closely with its member societies in Asia to bring osteoporosis awareness to the fore. With 28 national societies in 14 Asian countries and territories, IOF is working to develop policy initiatives through the the IOF Asia Regional Program. Read more
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