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The WCO-IOF-ESCEO ’17, the world’s largest congress in the musculoskeletal field, features an extensive scientific programme. This week, sixteen non-sponsored symposia, led by top speakers, have been announced. The one-hour symposia will present the latest developments in a specific areas of expertise - allowing time for discussion and interaction.  Read more
El Congreso Mundial anual (WCO, por sus siglas en inglés) es organizado conjuntamente por la Fundación Internacional de Osteoporosis (IOF) y la Sociedad Europea de Aspectos Clínicos y Económicos de Osteoporosis, Osteoartritis y Enfermedades Musculo-esqueléticas (ESCEO). Este año se celebrará del 23 al 26 de marzo de 2017 en Florencia, Italia, y se esperan cerca de 5000 participantes. Read more
The annual joint Congress of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) will be held in Florence, Italy from March 23-26, 2017. With close to 5000 delegates expected, the Congress features a high-profile faculty comprising the world’s leading experts in the bone, muscle... Read more
The 19th Congress of Slovak and Czech Osteology, held from September 8-10, 2016 in Žilina, was organized by the Slovak Society for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease SLS (SOMOK) in cooperation with the Czech Society for Metabolic Bone Diseases CLS JEP (SMOS), with the support and under the auspices of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). Read more
IOF Regionals 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting
A proven method of identifying and managing patients at high risk of fracture is the implementation of coordinator-based Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) in clinics and hospitals. Due to their importance to osteoporosis management, FLS are a key focus of the IOF Regionals 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, which opened in Singapore on November 4th with delegates from more than 50 countries. Read more
Today, at a session held during the IOF Regionals 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting in Singapore, five researchers from Australia, Hong Kong, India and Japan were awarded the prestigious IOF Young Investigator Research Awards. The award winning studies, submitted by investigators aged forty years or younger, were selected from 168 abstracts submitted to the Meeting. Read more
The burden of osteoporosis in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to surge in the coming decades. Countries such as Singapore, Japan and Korea are among the high-risk countries for osteoporosis related fractures. Throughout the region, and particularly in China, a vast elderly population will drive a huge rise in the socio-economic burden of the disease. In fact, it is expected that by 2050 more... Read more
Early-birds get first pick! With some 4000 registrants expected, it’s best to register early to ensure a seat at the Meet-the-Expert Sessions of your choice. Low early-bird rates are available now until December 4 – if you’re an IOF member, simply sign up for the lower member rates. > REGISTER NOW Read more
IOF Regionals 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting
With its extensive clinical programme and leading speakers, the 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting is a premier forum for healthcare professional education and for the presentation of exciting new research in the bone field.> View the preliminary programme and learn about CME accreditation for attendees Read more
IOF Latin America has organized, or will be holding, various targeted training courses in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Peru  and Uruguay. The eleven courses underscore IOF’s commitment to healthcare professional training and the promotion of clinical best practice in the region.This year alone a total of seven courses have been held so far with the following upcoming events planned in Argentina,... Read more

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