Staying Power: Closing The Adherence Gap In Osteoporosis

Staying Power: Closing The Adherence Gap In OsteoporosisStaying Power: Closing The Adherence Gap In Osteoporosis provides a summary of the international evidence available on the impact of non-adherence.

By highlighting the social, financial and personal implications that arise when people fail to adhere to treatment in the long-term, the survey and report raises awareness of the real cost of this crucial issue and reprioritises lack of adherence so it is given the attention it deserves.


Download the Staying Power Report (PDF, 3.83 MB)

Staying Power: Healthcare Professionals Questions Guide

Although evidence suggests many people with osteoporosis stop taking their medication, it can be difficult to establish exactly why. IOF has worked with a number of healthcare professionals to develop a questions guide to help you discuss adherence with your patients.

Download a copy of the guide most relevant to you:

Questions guide for doctors (PDF, 243.2 KB)
Questions guide for nurses (PDF, 246.5 KB)
Questions guide for pharmacists (PDF, 245.8 KB)

Staying Power: Patient Flyer

We know people with osteoporosis often find it difficult to stay on their treatment and this poses a serious problem for both doctors and patients. When peopel are first diagnosed with a chronic condition like osteoporosis, it is important they know it is not unusual to find staying on long-term treatment a challenge and there is support available to help them overcome any difficulties.

Whether you have osteoporosis, or you're a health professional seeking to reassure someone they are not alone if they experience adherence problems, download or distribute our adherence flyer with useful tips and advice. 

Patient Flyer (PDF, 107.6 KB)