El Comité de Asesores Científicos (CSA, por sus siglas en inglés) es la comunidad médica y científica de la International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). Está compuesto por 159 expertos globales en el campo de la osteoporosis y la salud musculo esquelética. El Dr. Serge Ferrari es el chair y el Prof. Nicholas Harvey el vice-chair. Los objetivos del CSA son: Read more
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), the Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies (AFOS) and the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) have launched a new regional alliance in which the three organizations pledge to collaborate on a common platform to achieve their respective missions. Read more
Formation of the Asia Pacific Fragility Fracture Alliance coincides with an article published in MJA Insight calling for an urgent, cross-disciplinary, multi-sector response to the mounting medical emergency facing Asia’s 4.5 billion inhabitants (comprising 60 per cent of the global population).1 The article appeals for the swift implementation of mobility-maintaining strategies to enable older... Read more
The CCA, composed of leading companies in the musculoskeletal health field, supports IOF and its members’ mission to advance bone health and fracture prevention as a worldwide priority.At its November 8th meeting in Geneva, the CCA members elected Christopher Sherwood (Amgen) as Chair and Lorie Fitzpatrick (Radius) as Vice-Chair of the IOF Committee of Corporate Advisors (CCA). Dr Philippe... Read more
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On October 17, 2018, IOF participated at the ‘East meets West’ meeting, a unique forum held to review current practices and policies in the management of musculoskeletal ageing. Osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and sarcopenia - serious and costly disorders of the musculoskeletal system - were the key focus of presentations by leading European and Chinese experts. Read more
Professor Cyrus Cooper, President of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), was named 2018 Dr Seah Cheng Siang Memorial Lecturer of the College of Physicians, Academy of Medicine Singapore. He received this prestigious honour in recognition of his outstanding worldwide scientific contributions to medicine, specifically in the bone field . Read more
El Profesor Cyrus Cooper, Presidente de la International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), fue nombrado “Dr Seah Cheng Siang Memorial Lecturer” 2018 por el Colegio de Médicos de la Academia de Medicina de Singapur. Recibió este prestigioso honor en reconocimiento a sus destacadas contribuciones científicas a la medicina a nivel mundial, específicamente en el campo de los huesos. Read more
Asia Pacific – the world’s most populous region – is ageing rapidly.1 In 2016, the region’s 4.5 billion-strong population represented 60 per cent of the global population,1 more than 12 per cent of whom were aged 60 years or older1– a figure projected to exceed 25 per cent by 2050.1 Read more
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Hip fractures are a major public health concern in the European Union, with an increasing incidence of 1 million patients per year, high direct and indirect costs due to the resulting immobility after fracture and surgery, and with a high one-year mortality rate of 25% - 30 %. Read more


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