IOF News

July 20, 2009
Developed by internationally renowned faculty, the two-day course was attended by 107 physicians and health professionals from around the region.
June 29, 2009
A new report issued by IOF and published in the scientific journal Osteoporosis International, shows that populations across the globe are suffering from the impact of low levels of vitamin D, with highest rates in South Asia and the Middle East.
June 8, 2009
IOF is pleased to announce that Dr. Famida Jiwa, elected Chair of the Patient Societies Subcommittee in 2008, has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Committee of National Societies (CNS).
June 2, 2009
The Pan Arab Osteoporosis Society (PAOS) announced agreement with Nestlé to launch a new initiative that will help increase public bone health knowledge and osteoporosis prevention in the Middle East.
May 19, 2009
The National Osteoporosis Society (UK) launches a new manifesto that outlines steps to eradicate unnecessary broken bones and save the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds currently spent on fracture care.
May 9, 2009
German President Horst Köhler was the most prominent celebrity to join the 10th Berliner Bundestagslauf 'Run Against Osteoporosis', organized by the German National Initiative Against Osteoporosis (NIO) with IOF support.
May 6, 2009
A concise yet comprehensive new teaching aid has been launched by IOF in cooperation with the WHO Collaborating Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases, University of Sheffield, UK.
March 29, 2009
Professor Juliet Compston, Board member of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the International Bone and Mineral Society (IBMS), has been awarded the prestigious IBMS John G. Haddad, Jr. Award.
March 25, 2009
The 2009 ESCEO-IOF Alliance for Better Bone Health Young Investigator Award is presented to Dr. Nick Harvey of the MRC Epidemiology Resource Center at the University of Southhampton.
March 25, 2009
Dr. Christian Günther performs inspiring song at opening of ECCEO9-IOF Meeting in Athens