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La Asociación Colombiana de Osteoporosis y Metabolismo Mineral (ACOMM), miembro full de la IOF en Colombia, lanzó junto a la Fundación de Apoyo al Reumático-FUNDARE y el caricaturista y periodista Vladoo, la campaña Prevenir: Una decisión que te llegará hasta los huesos.  Read more
SEIOMM will be holding its annual congress in the beautiful setting of Elche, Spain from October 25 to 27, 2017. The venue will be the modern Congress Center "Ciutat d'Elx", located in a very attractive setting in the historic center. Read more
The Palestinian Osteoporosis Prevention Society (POPS) is carrying out a program to screen up to 1000 postmenopausal women for osteoporosis risk.  Read more
How much do people in Cameroon know about osteoporosis? After having circulated questionnaires and from feedback gathered at various public events, it quickly became apparent to the Verstand Osteoporosis Foundation (VOF) – one of the few IOF member societies in Africa - that public understanding of bone health must be improved. Dr Motare Henry Efamo Nongo, VOF Chief Administrative Officer, stated: Read more
The ‘Live Stronger for Longer’ initiative is New Zealand’s new multisector initiative on falls and fracture prevention - it includes Fracture Liaison Services and the ANZ Hip Fracture Registry. Read more
IOF member society FHOEMO (Hispanic Foundation of Osteoporosis and Metabolic Diseases), in association with AECOS, is organizing an awareness campaign called ‘La osteoporosis pasa fractura’ aimed at patients and primary care physicians. The aim of the nationwide campaign is to raise awareness and improve knowledge about the importance of osteoporotic fracture prevention - especially for women at... Read more
Exercise is an important way in which to maintain bone health and promote osteoporosis and fracture prevention. However many people, with or without osteoporosis, may have specific questions about exercise or not know which exercises are optimal for bone health, or which may not be ideal following an osteoporois diagnosis. 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
El Comité de Sociedades Nacionales (CNS, por sus siglas en inglés) es el comité de membresía más importante de la IOF, con 240 organizaciones nacionales en 99 localidades en todo el mundo. Éste representa la voz colectiva del movimiento global de la osteoporosis y apoya el cuidado de la salud musculoesquelética, la prevención de la osteoporosis y la mejora de la atención al paciente. Read more

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