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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
The Meeting, organized by the HIPGEN project’s coordinator Dr Tobias Winkler (Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin) in collaboration with host organization ALTA, brought together more than 30 participants representing a network of ten organizations located in eight countries. It was an important opportunity for all the key stakeholders to update each other on progress and discuss current... Read more
The IX All-Russian Congress of Patients was held in Moscow on November 28-30, 2018. The main theme of the Congress was  “Interaction between the authorities and the patient community as the basis for building patient-oriented Healthcare in the Russian Federation.” Read more
The clinical significance of osteoporosis lies in the painful, debilitating fractures that arise, which are a major cause of long-term disability in the population. Nevertheless, osteoporosis is under-diagnosed and undertreated: in the European Union, it is estimated that 57 % of women at high risk of fragility fracture due to osteoporosis do not receive bone-specific treatment. Read more
"It was unforgettable and inspiring!” stated IOF CEO Philippe Halbout when describing the 2nd International Summit in Armenia for Eurasian and Eastern European Countries. The Summit, held in Yerevan, Armenia and hosted by the Armenian Osteoporosis Association, brought together IOF member societies from 19 countries (see participant list below). Read more
The Eurasian Women's Forum is one of the largest and most important platforms in the world for discussing the role of women in modern society and their health. This year’s Forum, which took place in St. Petersburg, Russia from September 19 to 21, was attended by representatives of more than 110 countries. Read more
Released today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), a new report looking at the burden and management of fragility fractures in six European countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom), has highlighted the hidden, but very real, burden of fragility fractures – with the estimated associated cost at €37.5 billion per year threatening to cripple European... Read more

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