The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), in cooperation with the the Hong Kong Osteoporosis Foundation and the Osteoporosis Society of Hong Kong, is staging Asia's key medical congress devoted to osteoporosis and related musculoskeletal diseases.
Delegates will enjoy an enriching and clinically oriented programme that will present the latest in osteoporosis management as well as new clinical research, particularly from the Asia-Pacific region. "We're pleased to announce that a record 233 abstract submissions were received. The Meeting programme will not only offer delegates an excellent overview of the latest developments in the field, it will also provide a highly regarded international platform for clinical research from the region," said Scientific Committee Co-Chair Dr Tai Pang Ip, Committee Member of the Asia-Pacific Regional Advisory Council, IOF cum Immediate Past President of the Osteoporosis Society of Hong Kong.
The IOF Regionals 4th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, to be held in English, will draw more than 1200 international delegates. Delegates can earn Hong Kong CPD, CDE and CME credits. The Meeting has also been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and has been designated for up to 16 hours of European external CME.
The programme includes:
Delegates are also invited to join the Public Forum organized by the Hong Kong Osteoporosis Foundation at 12:30 on Thursday December 12.
Early bird registration, at significantly lower rates, closes October 11, 2013.
For all the latest updates: http://www.iofbonehealth.org/hongkong-2013
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) is the world's largest nongovernmental organization dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and related musculoskeletal diseases. IOF members, including committees of scientific researchers, leading companies, as well as more than 200 patient, medical and research societies, work together to make bone, joint and muscle health a worldwide heath care priority. IOF includes 33 member societies in the Asia-Pacific Region. http://www.iofbonehealth.org; http://www.facebook.com/iofbonehealth; http://www.twitter.com/iofbonehealth
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