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Seminar “Osteoporosis: From Prevention To Management in Daily Practice” WHEN: Thursday October 18, 2018 WHERE: Jacir Palace Hotel – Bethlehem CONTACT: Palestinian Osteoporosis Prevention Society, 76 Al Moughtarebeen Street Beit Jala. Palestine - Tel/Fax : +970 2 2744625 Email: info@pops-pal.org Read more
The Jordanian Osteoporosis Prevention Society (JOPS), an IOF member society which was founded in 1998, has made great strides in raising awareness and improving knowledge about osteoporosis in the country over the course of two decades.JOPS President, Dr. Omar Abu Hejleh, stated: Read more
On Thursday March 29, 2018 the Verstand Osteoporosis Foundation of Cameroon will hold a public awareness event in Yaounde, Cameroon.The public conference will target a broad spectrum of the general public, including the elderly, school children, and students, as well as physicians. Read more
The Palestinian Osteoporosis Prevention Society (POPS) is carrying out a program to screen up to 1000 postmenopausal women for osteoporosis risk.  Read more
How much do people in Cameroon know about osteoporosis? After having circulated questionnaires and from feedback gathered at various public events, it quickly became apparent to the Verstand Osteoporosis Foundation (VOF) – one of the few IOF member societies in Africa - that public understanding of bone health must be improved. Dr Motare Henry Efamo Nongo, VOF Chief Administrative Officer, stated: Read more
On January 14th at its 18th General Assembly, the Jordanian Osteoporosis Prevention Society (JOPS) elected a new Board for 2017-2019 as follows:1. Omar Abu Hijleh MD : President2. Basel Masri  MD : Vice President3. Said Abdul Majeed  MD : Secretary General  to the Board4. Tareq Alkheetan  MD : Treasurer5. Mouris Barham MD : Head of the Scientific Committee6. Ziad Zoubi, MD : Head of Irbid Office Read more
The IOF-EMRI World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) Meeting and Seminar on Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Osteoporosis was organized by the Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute (EMRI) in collaboration with the International Osteoporosis Foundation on  December 15-16, 2016. Read more
IOF supports its Member Societies around the world through a regional structure that includes, for three regions, a Regional Advisory Council (RAC). The RACs, for Latin America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East & N. Africa, include elected representation from the Committee of National Societies members in that region as well as from regional Board members. IOF CEO Judy Stenmark thanked... 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
IOF Young Investigator Awards in Abu Dhabi, December 2015
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has presented awards to the following young investigators in recognition of their outstanding research: Read more

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