IOF News

May 26, 2020
Due to continued travel disruptions and the recent announcement by the authorities of a possible 2-week quarantine for visitors to Spain, the decision has been made to transition the planned World Congress to a virtual format.
May 22, 2020
Initiatives to share knowledge and best practices provide valuable information, including guidance on how to manage patients with osteoporosis.
May 20, 2020
During these challenging times it is very important for people with osteoporosis to prevent falls and fractures, and to have guidance and support in managing their condition during the COVID-19 crisis. IOF and many of our member societies worldwide have provided helpful information and guidance for patients and doctors.
May 15, 2020
Survey finds that 25% of DXA facilities reported not being accredited by professional or government organizations; adherence to many basic DXA quality assurance and reporting procedures was confirmed by less than 50% of services.
May 15, 2020
La encuesta muestra que un 25% de los servicios de DXA no están acreditadas por organizaciones profesionales o gubernamentales; menos del 50% de los servicios manifestaron su adherencia a los diferentes procedimientos básicos de control de calidad y presentación de informes.
May 8, 2020
Mother's Day, celebrated on May 10th in many countries around the world, is an occasion to express appreciation and love for mothers and grandmothers – the pillars of strength for their families. Help keep the women you love strong and mobile by sharing the IOF Osteoporosis Risk Check!
April 28, 2020
Today, the Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) announced the official launch of its website and LinkedIn page.
April 27, 2020
A new IOF-led study examining the burden and management of fragility fractures in six European countries reveals an alarming treatment gap, with fracture-related costs projected to increase to €47.4 billion by 2030.
April 17, 2020
The IOF Capture the Fracture® Working Group, with the National Osteoporosis Foundation and the Fragility Fracture Network, has developed 11 patient-level performance indicators to measure FLS effectiveness and guide quality improvement.
April 17, 2020
El Grupo de Trabajo Capture The Fracture® de la IOF, junto con la Fundación Nacional de Osteoporosis (NOF) y la Red de Fracturas de Fragilidad (FFN), ha desarrollado 11 indicadores de desempeño para medir la efectividad del FLS y ayudar a incrementar la calidad a nivel del paciente