BoneBlast August 2014

IOF BoneBlast • August 2014

Planning World Osteoporosis Day events? Let us know

Give global visibility to your events by adding them to the online map of activities. The site is visited by the media, individuals and organizations, so this is a great place to let the world know what you have planned, no matter how big or small.

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Fracture Liaison Services: now being certified

Since June 2013 there has been a 109% increase in the number of FLS submitted with 73 now on the map. A total 23 gold, 14 silver and six bronze stars have been awarded with their Certificates of Recognition. Find out how you can submit your FLS for certification.

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Stay ahead of the science in bone, muscle and joint health

Did you know that a complete listing of IOF position papers, reviews and consensus statements is available on the IOF website? Not yet an IOF member? Sign up today for online access to papers in IOF journals.

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Election of IOF CNS Officers announced

The results of the Committee of National Societies (CNS) elections have been announced. IOF congratulates Professor Jean-Yves Reginster (CNS Chair) and Dr Famida Jiwa (Patient Societies Sub-Committee Chair) on their re-election.

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Osteolink: connecting patients to improve health outcomes

Helping osteoporosis patients to connect and exchange experiences can offer comfort and reassurance. We encourage you to make your patients aware of this online forum and the benefits it can provide.

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New IOF Committee of National (CNS) members welcomed

Three new societies have joined the CNS, bringing the total to 228 organizations in 97 countries, regions or territories. We are pleased to welcome the Kazakhstan Doctors Association on Osteoporosis, the Indian Menopause Society and the Indonesian Society of Gerontology. IOF is set to reach its target of 230 national society members by the end of 2014.

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Be one in a million – join IOF as an individual member

IOF’s 1 million +1 Member Initiative got a kick start on World Osteoporosis Day as people worldwide (including staff of IOF’s member companies) signed up to help us reach our aspirational goal of one million members. Let your colleagues and patients know about IOF and the benefits of membership.

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