A recent feature of IOF scientific meetings, the ‘CNS Village’ showcases the work of IOF’s member societies within the exhibition hall of IOF's annual scientific congress - the largest event in the musculoskeletal field. IOF CNS member societies were invited to set up a display booth to showcase their society’s projects and activities. It provided them with a venue for networking with delegates... Read more
Orthopaedists are key partners in secondary fracture prevention - they are ideally placed to identify patients with osteoporosis and their involvement in the implementation of Fracture Liaison Services is paramount.  For this reason, we are very pleased to announce that IOF is a partner society of the SICOT World Congress, taking place from October 10-13, 2018 in Montreal, Canada. Read more
As part of its mission to promote scientific and medical advances, IOF is proud to endorse the meetings organized by its members in the CNS (IOF’s member national societies) and CSA (Committee of Scientific Advisors). Limited financial support is available each year and awarded to selected events. Read more
IOF President Professor Cyrus Cooper has been named a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher in the Clinical Medicine category. Professor Cooper’s research, ranked among the top 1% most cited works in his field and during its year of publication, earned the mark of exceptional impact. Read more
The Committee of Scientific Advisors (CSA)  is the medical and scientific community of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), comprising 155 of the world’s top experts in the field of osteoporosis and musculoskeletal health. Read more
The Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies (AFOS), the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and Amgen have announced the ‘Fight the Fracture’ campaign across Asia Pacific, at the 5th Scientific Meeting of the AFOS in Kuala Lumpur.  Read more
From October 4-6, Ghent University, Belgium will host a two-day kick-off meeting for the PoCOsteo project, a new European initiative to target early-stage osteoporosis detection. The project is supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Industrial leadership in nanotechnologies, advanced materials, biotechnology and advanced manufacturing and processing (H2020-NMBP). Read more
IOF Rugby Campaign
Today, IOF has launched a new awareness campaign that communicates in a new and creative way the ‘Love Your Bones: Protect your Future’ message. The campaign is created in collaboration with Montpellier Hérault Rugby Club, and with the participation of five renowned South African players from the team. Read more
IOF Rugby Campaign Spanish
La IOF ha lanzado hoy una nueva campaña de sensibilización que comunica de una manera nueva y creativa el mensaje "Ama Tus Huesos: Protege tu Futuro". La campaña se desarrolla en colaboración con el Montpellier Hérault Rugby Club y con la participación de cinco reconocidos jugadores sudafricanos del equipo. Read more
With 240 national organizations in 99 locations worldwide, the Committee of National Societies (CNS) is IOF’s most important membership committee. It represents the collective voice of the global osteoporosis movement and as such is IOF’s strongest calling card in support of musculoskeletal health, osteoporosis prevention and improved patient care. Read more


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