I am my parents' only child. I’ve been underweight all my life. At birth I weighed only 2.7 kg and was very slender as a child too. Read more
The annual World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases has become the largest and most influential clinically-oriented congress in the Read more
This 2013 report prepared in collaboration with the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry Associations, is the first to describe in detail the epidemiology, burden, and treatment of osteoporosis in all 27 member states of the European Union (EU27)*. Read more
The ScoreCard for Osteoporosis in Europe (SCOPE) aims to facilitate and promote health care policies that will help to ensure that all Europeans have access to the best diagnosis and treatment to reduce their risk of osteoporosis and fr Read more
This report, launched in June 2011 by IOF in collaboration with the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry Associations (EFPIA) reveals that the burden of fractur Read more
IOF European Union Policy Initiatives and Publications IOF has worked to catalyze policy initiatives in the EU since 1997. Our most important objective is the implementation of the Eight Recommendations, published by the European Commission in 1998, to make the prevention of osteoporosis a health care priority in all EU member states. Read more
This landmark regional audit report, the first of its kind for the region, was published in December 2010. Read more
This report, published in October 2008, provides a snapshot of the progress and challenges in osteop Read more
This audit report was published in December 2001, when a newly-created European Parliament Osteoporosis Interest Group is Read more


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