Training courses

Osteoporosis Essentials, an IOF and ISCD two-day course available worldwide, provides a comprehensive training opportunity in osteoporosis, targeted to both clinicians across a broad spectrum of fields, and technologists. Read more
After six successful editions held in Brazil in 2016 and with more than 300 doctors trained to date, the IOF Tour Updates on Osteoporosis returns to Brazil with a renewed program, new speakers and a confirmed agenda starting in June that will include 28 events in different cities. Read more
El IOF Tour: Updates on Osteoporosis es una iniciativa de la oficina regional para América Latina de la Fundación Internacional de Osteoporosis (IOF). Se trata de un seminario internacional que complementa el Curso IOF de Capacitación Avanzada en Osteoporosis. El programa se centra en temas candentes en el campo de la osteoporosis y las controversias entorno al abordaje clínico del paciente con... Read more
Hip fractures are of great concern as they are the most severe type of fracture in osteoporotic patients, associated with premature death, and commonly leading to long-term physical disability, impaired capacity to perform daily activities and live independently, and reduced quality of life. Read more
IOF’s first Capture the Fracture® (CTF) Mentorship Programme workshop took place in St Petersburg on November 28, 2016, in collaboration with the Russian Association on Osteoporosis, led by Olga Lesnyak. Close to 30 candidates from the Russian Federation joined the FLS workshop to understand more about how to effectively implement Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) at a local level. Read more
Due to the rarity of genetic bone disorders, few physicians are really equipped to identify and manage adult patients who present with such disorders.  Read more
El 27 de abril se llevará cabo el 16º Curso IOF de Salud Ósea en Pediatría en el auditorio Raoul Fournier de la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Read more
Osteoporosis Essentials course in Beirut, November. 2015
The Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program and the Lebanese Society of Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases, OSTEOS, hosted the second Osteoporosis Essentials: Diagnosis, Densitometry and Management course in Beirut, Lebanon, on November 25-26, 2015. Read more
Osteoporosis Essentials course in Jordan, Sept. 2015
IOF representatives from the Middle East & Africa region hosted a successful Osteoporosis Essentials course from September 3-4, 2015 at the Amman Marriott Hotel in Sweimeh, Jordan. The course attracted 80 attendees, including many clinicians from Palestine, Jordan, Kuwait and Iraq. Read more
2015 Research Skills Training Course St. Petersburg Russia
Held in association with the Russian Association on Osteoporosis, the pilot ‘IOF Research Skills Training Course’ taught key scientific research methods to 48 researchers and clinicians. All participants, of which 31 were young investigators and 15 were clinicians, are involved in management or research in the field of osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases. Read more


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