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A new study provides an overview and comparison of the burden and management of fragility fractures due to osteoporosis in the five largest countries in Europe (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom) as well as Sweden. Read more
Osteoporosis and fragility fractures have for too long been ignored in health policy. This has left millions of people – mostly older women – without access to the care and support they need to live full, independent lives. Read more
The anniversary event was organized by the All-Russian Union of patients and was held under the motto "Interaction of the government and the patient community as the basis for building patient-oriented healthcare system in Russia". The importance of this Congress speaks for itself: Read more
The RegMed Forum which took place in Berlin on Oct 22, 2019, was attended by experts from the Brandburger region of Germany and this year focused on exchange between patients, physicians and scientists on the latest developments, risks, and opportunities afforded by new cell and gene therapies. Read more
The 3rd International Osteoporosis Summit was held on October 8 at the Marriott Hotel in Yerevan, bringing together more than 60 healthcare specialists and IOF member society representatives from 25 countries. This is the third such international summit, hosted by the Armenian Osteoporosis Association and Dr John P. Bilezikian, Professor of Medicine of Columbia University, together with the... Read more
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) welcomes the decision by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), following a re-examination procedure, to grant a marketing authorisation for romosozumab in the treatment of severe postmenopausal osteoporosis. Read more
The important event was organized by the Yaroslavl regional branch of the All-Russian public-state organization “Union of Women of Russia” with the support of the regional government. About 200 people took part - including numerous policymakers. Read more
Two serious conditions that impact on public health in Europe will be the focus of a unique campaign taking place in five major European cities. The free public events will give citizens the opportunity to evaluate and measure their lifestyle, using simple, accessible digital tools to assess cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis risk. Read more
On June 14, 2019, the XVII Citizens’ Forum of the Yaroslavl Region was held in Yaroslavl. The event was organized by the Public Chamber of the Yaroslavl Region, a Resource Center for supporting non-profit organizations and civil initiatives, the Department of Public Relations of the Yaroslavl Region,  and the Yaroslavl State University named after PG Demidov. Read more
A recent International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) report outlining the burden of osteoporosis in six European countries, reveals that osteoporosis is massively undertreated, at great human and health economic cost. Read more

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