Numerous upcoming IOF Tours in Brazil

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The ‘IOF TOUR’ will be heading to Brazil and Colombia in the coming months, offering educational opportunities for a great number of healthcare professionals in the region. This popular international seminar focuses on hot topics and challenges in clinical practice in the field of osteoporosis.

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. Participation in the events is by invitation only and so far the tour sites are: Belo Horizonte, Campinas, Florianópolis, Fortaleza, Juiz de Fora, Porto Alegre, Recife, Riberao Preto, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador de Bahia, San Pablo, Uberlândia and Vitória.  View information about the IOF TOURS in Spanish 

On August 25, 2017 an IOF Tour will be held in Colombia, in cooperation with ACOMM in Cartagena de Indias. 

> For more information on each IOF TOUR visit the calendar of upcoming events.

The IOF Tour: Updates on Osteoporosis is an initiative of IOF’s regional office for Latin America. The international seminar complements the IOF Advanced Training Course in Osteoporosis, focusing on hot topics in the field of osteoporosis and addressing the challenges and controversies in clinical management of patients with osteoporosis.

Dr. Bruno Muzzi, member of the IOF Council of Latin American Scientific Advisers (RAC) and scientific coordinator of the activity in Brazil, stated:

The 2017 scientific program covers patient assessment tools (DXA, FRAX, TBS, RX) and the use of pharmacological agents for osteoporosis (bisphosphonates, denosumab, sex hormones and teriparatide). In addition, it addresses possible side effects (esophagitis, osteonecrosis of the jaw, atypical fractures, hypercalcemia) and indications, while the topic of individualized duration of treatment is discussed through clinical case scenarios."

As always the IOF Tour counts on the use of interactive tools during the presentations to guarantee the participation of the audience. In this way, participants will be able to discuss clinical cases through their Smartphone and make the experience and debate more enriching.