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3rd DO-HEALTH Partner's Meeting
On February 5th, 2015, the partners and some special guests of the DO-HEALTH project met at the Waid City Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland. The purpose of the meeting was to present status reports of the project locally and as a whole. All of the centers have recruited the target amount of...

Capture the Fracture - 2014 update
At the 2014 annual ASBMR meeting held in Houston, Texas, the International Osteoporosis Foundation held a press event to update the progress of the project. The project chair professor Kristina Åkesson of Malmö University Hospital in Sweden was interviewed to give a status update while running...

World Congress on Osteoporosis - Seville
Highlights from the 2014 World Congress on Osteoporosis held in Seville, Spain. Professor Roger Fielding gives and overview of sarcopenia and the increased importance of muscle at the WCO. Professor Maria-Luisa Brandi gives an introduction to skeletal rare disorders and why osteoporosis...

IOF Regionals Hong Kong '13
The 4th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting took place in Hong Kong from December 12-15, 2013. Over 800 delegates assembled at the Hong Kong Convention Centre to learn and discuss bone health....

2013 IOF Worldwide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies
This edition of the IOF Worldwide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies was held at the Congress Paasitorni in Helsinki, Finland. The event gathered together over 140 patient societies from around the world for a 3 day conference and work session to further their skills and better help their...

DO-HEALTH One Year Update
On February 25th, 2013, the partners and some special guests of the DO-HEALTH project met at the Waid City Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland. The purpose of the meeting was to present status reports of the project locally and as a whole.

Capture the Fracture report endorsed by Profs Cooper and Seeman in the Dead Sea
Professor Ego Seeman and Professor Cyrus Cooper endorse the World Osteoporosis Day 2012 thematic report, 'Capture the Fracture', while floating in the Dead Sea in Jordan.

IOF Regionals Jordan '12 Highlights
From September 27-October 1, 2012, IOF held the IOF Regionals Jordan '12 2nd Middle East & Africa Osteoporosis Meeting in collaboration with the 6th Pan Arab Osteoporosis Congress PAOC'6 at the Dead Sea in Jordan. Dr Basel Masri, Dr Elias Saba and Prof Ego Seeman discuss some of the highlights...

IOF Latin America Audit Launch
IOF held a press conference in São Paulo, Brazil, to launch the IOF Latin America Regional Audit, the first ever study of its kind in the region. The audit lead author is Professor José Zanchetta.

Love Your Bones: Real People, Real Stories

Real People, Real Stories: Giovanni Furnò from Italy
Love Your Bones • Real People • Real Stories   Since the beginning of the millennium, Giovanni has been living with osteoporosis. After coughing, he developed a severe migraine and went to the hospital to discover that the cortisone he had been taking had caused his bones to weaken.   Images/...

Real People, Real Stories: Maria Pisu from Italy
Love Your Bones • Real People • Real Stories   Since 1994, Maria Grazia has been living with osteoporosis. She fractures quite easily and has had a few complications due to fractures, but has used her experience to help others through her local osteoporosis patient society.   Images/editing:...

Real People, Real Stories: Gerry Corcoran from Canada
Love Your Bones • Real People • Real Stories   In 2008, Gerry was lucky enough to have been diagnosed during a screening by his doctor due to secondary risk factors. Since then, he has managed his osteoporosis to just osteopenia and has steered clear of fractures. Although his life hasn't changed...

Real People, Real Stories: Nancy Macklin from Canada
Love Your Bones • Real People • Real Stories   Despite having grown up on a dairy farm and a lack of osteoporosis in the family, Nancy was diagnosed with osteoporosis in 2011. She was lucky to have had it spotted during a routine bone density exam before fracturing. She now volunteers for...

Love Your Bones Real People Real Stories: Antoine Verstraete from Belgium
Love Your Bones • Real People • Real Stories Antoine suffered with osteoporosis for over a decade before he was finally diagnosed. Despite having to give up some sports for risk of fracture, he has picked up less intense and risky sports to keep fit. Listen to his story. Images/editing: Gilberto...

Love Your Bones Real People Real Stories: Maria Filomena from Portugal
Real People • Real Stories Maria Filomena has been suffering with osteoporosis and fractures for a few years. Living in the hilly city of Coimbra in Portugal, she is faced with mobility difficulties everyday. Listen to her story. Images/editing: Gilberto Lontro

Love Your Bones Real People Real Stories: Euripides Costa from Brazil
Real People • Real Stories Euripides started suffering from severe pain in 2008 and was only diagnosed in 2009 with osteoporosis. He shares his story on how his life has changed, how he has changed, and how he fears for what's to come as he ages. Images/editing: Gilberto Lontro

World Osteoporosis Day TV Broadcasts and Interviews

Menú del día: Huesos Fuertes (contra la osteoporosis)
¡Incorporar los nutrientes necesarios para fortalecer sus #huesos puede ser mas fácil de lo piensas! Los lácteos son una fuente clave de calcio y proteína. Los pescados son la fuente principal de proteína y vitamina D. Algunas frutas y vegetales contienen calcio y otros nutrientes que hacen feliz a...

摄取营养 强健骨骼 – 适当的营养有助于预防骨质疏松
摄取适当的营养来构建和强健骨骼比您想象的更容易! 乳制品是钙质和蛋白质的主要来源。鱼类是蛋白质和维生素D的重要来源。有些水果和蔬菜含有强化骨骼所需的钙质和其他营养成份。 > 2015 世界骨质疏松日

Serve Up Bone Strength
World Osteoporosis Day 2015 • www.worldosteoporosisday.org Getting the right nutrients to build and strengthen your bones may be easier than you think!Dairy is a key source of calcium and protein. Fish is a great source of protein and vitamin D. Some fruits and vegetables contain calcium and other...

20 Ottobre Giornata Mondiale dell'Osteoporosi: Papa Francesco accoglie la delegazione IOF
Produced by F.I.R.M.O. Fondazione Raffaella Becagli from Italy.

Men get osteoporosis too!
Men get osteoporosis too! The 2014 World Osteoporosis Day campaign focuses on osteoporosis in men, addressing the misconception that men don't get osteoporosis. This European launch was held at the University of Ghent in Belgium where Professor Jean-Marc Kaufman presented the issue (having...

MEP Mary Honeyball speaks about bone health
Mary Honeyball, Member of European Parliament, speaks about bone health in light of World Osteoporosis Day 2013. She urges women to stand together and stay strong, as they are the pillars of our families and communities. Wearing white, she invites people to do the same and show solidarity and...

Strong Women Make Stronger Women
World Osteoporosis Day 2013 • www.worldosteoporosisday.org Bone health is especially important in post-menopausal women, as they are most affected after an osteoporotic fracture. Everyone knows a family member or friend who has suffered an osteoporotic fracture; whether a 55-year-old sister who has...

World Osteoporosis Day 2012 Europe Media Launch
A joint event of IOF and FIRMO World Osteoporosis Day Europe Media Launch of 'Capture the Fracture' report Radio Vaticana, Thursday October 18, 2012 - 10:00-12:30 The event was moderated by Prof Maria Luisa Brandi, president of FIRMO. SPEAKERS Perché siamo qui - Impatto dell'OsteoporosiSE Monsignor...

Stop At One - Make your first break your last
2012 World Osteoporosis Day campaign video Could your broken wrist be good for you?A broken wrist is not the problemInsist on testing! Stop At One: Make your first break your last  

World Osteoporosis Day 2012 North America Media Launch
A joint event of IOF, NOF, Osteoporosis Canada and the NBHA World Osteoporosis Day North American Media Launch of 'Capture the Fracture' report Minneapolis, Thursday October 11, 2012 -- 10:00-11:30 The event was moderated by Diana Pierce, co-anchor of KARE 11, Today Show and KARE 11 News@4,...

Para En La Primera
2012 World Osteoporosis Day campaign video in Spanish produced by IOF Latin America. A special thanks to Irma Bravo, Helena Ibarra and Noris Aguirre.

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SNF-Professor Heike Bischoff-Ferrari, director Centre on Aging and Mobility at the University of Zurich and City Hospital Waid, talks about the IOF report 'Three Steps to Unbreakable Bones' for World Osteoporosis Day.   Filmed and edited by Gilberto Lontro.

IOF – Fighting the silent epidemic of osteoporosis

Michelle Yeoh supports bone health on International Women's Day
Renowned actress and bone health advocate Michelle Yeoh’s message to women: for a fit and active future, take three essential steps for healthy bones.