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In order to share knowledge, address concerns and exchange good clinical practices, several IOF member organizations (CNS) in the Latin America region offered webinars linked to the pandemic that is currently keeping the world at edge. Most of the initiatives addressed issues related to the management of patients with osteoporosis and recommendations on how to stay healthy throughout isolation. Read more
Updated May 20, 2020, originally published April 17, 2020 Below are links to Covid-19 related information for patients and doctors (web pages, webinars, videos) provided by IOF and many IOF member societies around the world in the local language. Read more
Healthcare professionals, public and patients in Iran have benefited from the many impactful outreach and educational activities carried out by the Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute (EMRI) in Iran. Read more
The All-Russian Union of Patient Public Associations (VSP) has distributed the final resolution of the X All-Russian Congress of Patients “Interaction of the government and the patient community as the basis for building a patient-oriented Healthcare system in Russia”. The Union is an important advocacy group which represents the interests of Russian citizens as patients, with the mission to... Read more
IOF looks forward to welcoming 18 Committee of National Societies (CNS) member organizations in this year’s edition of our CNS Village during the upcoming WCO-IOF-ESCEO congress in Barcelona, Spain. Read more
The IOF Committee of National Societies (CNS), which now comprises 260 organizations from 100 countries/territories, was honoured to welcome nine new societies this past year. The new organizations, from all regions of the world, have joined IOF’s extensive and influential global community, reflecting IOF’s collaborative efforts across specializations such as orthopaedics, rehabilitation,... Read more
From March 19 to 22, the Mexican Association of Bone and Mineral Metabolism A.C (AMMOM) will host the XX Mexican Congress of Osteoporosis and Bone Metabolic Diseases, in the City of Querétaro, Mexico. Read more
The anniversary event was organized by the All-Russian Union of patients and was held under the motto "Interaction of the government and the patient community as the basis for building patient-oriented healthcare system in Russia". The importance of this Congress speaks for itself: Read more
The Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute (EMRI) in Iran, affiliated with the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, has been an active IOF member society since 2004. This year, EMRI’s wide range of activities for World Osteoporosis Day and more generally in the non-communicable disease arena deserves special recognition. Read more


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