In a letter published recently in The Lancet, leading experts have drawn attention to potentially harmful guidance resulting from the recent National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) updated Technology Appraisal on bisphosphonate use in osteoporosis (TA464). 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
Cyrus Cooper and John Kanis
There was a standing ovation for Professor John A. Kanis, who announced his resignation as IOF President at the recent IOF Committee Meetings in Florence.  Professor Kanis has stepped down, effective March 27th 2017, after almost a decade at the helm of the Foundation. Read more
Cyrus Cooper and John Kanis
El profesor John A. Kanis recibió una ovación de pie al anunciar su renuncia como presidente de la IOF en las recientes reuniones del Comité de la IOF en Florencia, Italia. Su renuncia es efectiva a partir del 27 de marzo de 2017 luego de casi una década al frente de la Fundación. Como Presidente Honorario, el Prof. Read more
A nivel mundial, existe la preocupación de que la baja ingesta de calcio está afectando negativamente la salud ósea en muchas poblaciones de todo el mundo. Para entender mejor el estado actual de la ingesta de calcio, el IOF ha solicitado una revisión sistemática de la evidencia de la ingesta promedio de calcio por país. Read more


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