IOF News

June 16, 2020
IOF Announces First-of-its-Kind Partnership With University of Oxford, Amgen and UCB to Combat Global Public Health Burden of Osteoporosis; Hip and Vertebral Fractures are Costly for Society and Can be Life-Altering for Patients*
June 16, 2020
La Fundación Internacional de la Osteoporosis anuncia la conformación por primera vez de una alianza junto a la Universidad de Oxford, Amgen y UCB para combatir la carga de la osteoporosis en la salud pública mundial; Las fracturas de cadera y vertebrales son costosas para la sociedad y pueden ser un factor de riesgo para la vida de los pacientes*
June 16, 2020
A Fundação Internacional de Osteoporose anuncia a formação pela primeira vez de uma aliança com a Universidade de Oxford, Amgen e UCB para combater o fardo da osteoporose na saúde pública mundial; Fraturas de quadril e vertebrais são caras para a sociedade e podem ser um fator de risco para a vida dos pacientes*
June 2, 2020
IOF-ASBMR-ECTS endorsed guidelines support standardization of techniques and terminology in the use of high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography, while providing guidance on the interpretation and reporting of results.
June 2, 2020
Las directrices aprobadas por la IOF-ASBMR-ECTS apoyan la normalización de las técnicas y la terminología en el uso de la tomografía computarizada cuantitativa periférica de alta resolución, brindan orientación sobre la interpretación y la presentación de los resultados.
May 26, 2020
Due to continued travel disruptions and the recent announcement by the authorities of a possible 2-week quarantine for visitors to Spain, the decision has been made to transition the planned World Congress to a virtual format.
May 22, 2020
Initiatives to share knowledge and best practices provide valuable information, including guidance on how to manage patients with osteoporosis.
May 20, 2020
During these challenging times it is very important for people with osteoporosis to prevent falls and fractures, and to have guidance and support in managing their condition during the COVID-19 crisis. IOF and many of our member societies worldwide have provided helpful information and guidance for patients and doctors.
May 15, 2020
Survey finds that 25% of DXA facilities reported not being accredited by professional or government organizations; adherence to many basic DXA quality assurance and reporting procedures was confirmed by less than 50% of services.
May 15, 2020
La encuesta muestra que un 25% de los servicios de DXA no están acreditadas por organizaciones profesionales o gubernamentales; menos del 50% de los servicios manifestaron su adherencia a los diferentes procedimientos básicos de control de calidad y presentación de informes.

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