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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
Seminar “Osteoporosis: From Prevention To Management in Daily Practice” WHEN: Thursday October 18, 2018 WHERE: Jacir Palace Hotel – Bethlehem CONTACT: Palestinian Osteoporosis Prevention Society, 76 Al Moughtarebeen Street Beit Jala. Palestine - Tel/Fax : +970 2 2744625 Email: info@pops-pal.org Read more
El Consenso Colombiano para el Manejo de la Osteoporosis Posmenopáusica recopila la evidencia disponible más reciente para su prevención, diagnóstico y manejo, buscando reducir en esta población el riesgo de fractura por fragilidad, mejorar la calidad de vida de las pacientes afectadas por la enfermedad y optimizar los recursos de salud para su manejo. Read more
On June 8, 2018 the XVI Citizens’ Forum of the Yaroslavl Region was held in Yaroslavl, the capital of the area known as the ‘Golden Ring’ of Russia. It was attended by representatives of public organizations and public chambers, officials, policymakers, legislators, experts, journalists and volunteers. The issues of ecology, public health, development of the volunteer movement, and social... Read more
This summary has been adapted from a press release by the Italian Society of Rheumatology  Read more
Osteoporosis is responsible for two million broken bones every year in the U.S. and causes 75,000 deaths – those figures alone show the pressing need to promote action for prevention nationwide. To mark National Osteoporosis Month, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is encouraging the public and at-risk individuals to get active, follow a bone healthy diet and learn the facts about... Read more
A new collaborative project to train and raise awareness about bone health care kicked off in Buenos Aires on April 27th. The ‘Bone Health Conferences for Older Adults’ are organized by International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Latin America and the General Directorate of Promotion and Social Inclusion (DGPIS) of the Secretariat for Social Integration for Seniors of the Ministry of Human... Read more
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
On March 26, 2018 the Women’s Union of Russia hosted an important event in Moscow - the Conference on 'Health of Women of All Ages'. Its main theme was the discussion of the Russian National Strategy in the interests of women for 2017-2022 as well as the Presidential initiatives concerning maternal and childhood welfare. Read more
The Association Française de Lutte Antirhumatismale (AFLAR) together with the National Alliance Against Osteoporosis have documented the burden of osteoporosis and published an important manifesto calling for urgent action on the part of health authorities. The White Paper was presented to the Senate on October 17, in conjunction with World Osteoporosis Day 2017. Read more

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