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In many countries, there is a lack of information about the care that hip patients receive during and after hospitalization. The establishment of a national hip fracture registry provides critical information regarding patient characteristics, operative practices such as time to surgery, and postoperative outcomes. Read more
El tipo de vitamina D que se produce en la piel se denomina vitamina D3 (colecalciferol), mientras que la forma dietética puede ser la vitamina D3 o una molécula estrechamente relacionada de origen vegetal conocida como vitamina D2 (ergocalciferol). Read more
The Indonesian Healthy Bone Foundation (Perwatusi), an longtime IOF member society, marks a 2017 milestone with the inauguration of two regional branches in July 2017; The Perwatusi Banten Regional Branch and the Bogor Regional Branch.  In addition to this major milestone, a seminar on the Optimization of Public Services took place in Jakarta in early 2017 with as many as 61 participants. Read more
> Read this news in SpanishIOF member society, Associação Brasileira Osteometabolicas Orthopedic (ABOOM), organised the highly successful CBOOM XIII Congress, held from the 24th to the 26th of August of 2017 in the city of Salvador, Brazil. Read more
La Associação Brasileira Ortopédica de Osteometabólicas (ABOOM), miembro full de la IOF, realizó el XIII Congreso CBOOM del 24 al 26 de agosto de 2017 en la ciudad de Salvador en Brasil. Read more
On July 7, 2017 an international course ‘Genetic Disorders of Bone and their Adult Expression’ was held in St Petersburg, Russian Federation. The course was organized by the Russian Association on Osteoporosis, with the support of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). The St. Read more
Over the past 10 years, Armenia has acquired the capability to measure bone density in 10 different centers in the country and we are pleased to have acquired this capability. In order to keep up to date with DXA imaging technology, we are delighted to invite you to Osteoporosis Essentials , a course in bone densitometry and osteoporosis that is given by the International Osteoporosis Foundation... Read more
Earlier in 2017, the NCD Alliance and its partners around the world launched the ‘Our Views, Our Voices’ initiative. The initiative calls on people living with noncommunicable diseases (PLWNCDs) to voice their views and share their stories. Read more
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


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