World Osteoporosis Day

Today on World Osteoporosis Day, IOF and national osteoporosis societies across the globe call for action. In one strong voice, they urge individuals, health professionals and governments everywhere to fight the silent epidemic of osteoporosis. Read more
World Osteoporosis Day, under the banner of ‘Stand Tall, Speak out for your Bones’ was celebrated in many countries in the region. Read more
World Osteoporosis Day 2008 (WOD), under the banner “Stand Tall: Speak out for your Bones” is a ‘call to action’ to the global osteoporosis movement. It is imperative that governments and health authorities recognise osteoporotic fractures as a major cause of suffering, disability and death, particularly in the older population. Read more
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) kicked off World Osteoporosis Day events today in Brussels. This year’s theme of Stand Tall, Speak Out For Your Bones is a global call to take charge and improve osteoporosis healthcare policies around the world.Osteoporosis is a disease that can be largely prevented through timely diagnosis and cost effective treatment – in the long run reducing... Read more
The celebrated Lebanese singer, Magida El Roumi, made her debut appearance as the new Patron of the Lebanese Osteoporosis Prevention Society and of the Bone & Joint Decade (Lebanon) at a large press conference at Beirut’s Phoenicia Hotel on the 31st October, following a week-long campaign of television interviews by various members of LOPS committee on the occasion of World Osteoporosis Day.... Read more
In her message of welcome at the IOF World Osteoporosis Day media launch on October 21, 2007 in Dubai, HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein stated, “Osteoporosis is a global problem and a growing health problem here in the Middle East region, where it is estimated that one woman in three over the age of fifty will suffer an osteoporosis-related fracture. Read more
In coordination with the UAE Osteoporosis Society, IOF held the first World Osteoporosis Day Global launch event in the region. This major press event was held on October 21st, 2007 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Some 50 journalists throughout the region attended. Read more
More than 20 print, internet and TV journalists attended the World Osteoporosis Day 2007 (WOD 2007) press event held on October 16, 2007 for EU-based, Belgian and Francophone media. Read more
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) will launch its most ambitious campaign to date on World Osteoporosis Day 2007, celebrated worldwide on October 20. Joan Rivers, the Jamaica Bobsled team, and Dame Ellen MacArthur are amongst the celebrities who will urge individuals to discover if they are at risk of osteoporosis and Beat the Break. Read more


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