Healthcare providers in the Asia-Pacific region are coping with a rising tide of osteoporotic fractures. The IOF Regionals – 1st Asia- Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, to take place in Singapore from December 10-13, 2010, is an ideal opportunity for health professionals in the region to acquire the latest practical information on osteoporosis and related fractures.
Online registration at lower pre-registration rates is available until December 9, 2010.
Registration fees include opening reception, daily lunch and a festive gala dinner.
Participants from the following countries are eligible for even lower WHO non-high income nation rates: Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan China, Thailand and Vietnam.
The meeting (http://www.iofbonehealth.org/singapore-2010 ), held in English, will provide a clinically oriented yet state-of-the-art overview of key topics related to osteoporosis and its prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Offering a strong Asian focus, the scientific programme will feature:
12 plenary lectures including topics such as daily management of osteoporotic patients in practice, vitamin D therapy, FRAX®… and much more
6 Meet-the-Expert topics:
In addition, the meeting will offer:
Visit http://www.iofbonehealth.org/singapore-2010 for online registration and complete programme information.
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) is a non profit, nongovernmental umbrella organization dedicated to the worldwide fight against osteoporosis, the disease known as "the silent epidemic". IOF's members – committees of scientific researchers, patient, medical and research societies and industry representatives from around the world – share a common vision of a world without osteoporotic fractures. IOF now represents 195 societies in 93 locations. http://www.iofbonehealth.org
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