Presentation on theme: "1 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, July 27, 2008 Daniel Navid, Chief Executive Officer International Osteoporosis Foundation Osteoporosis and the role of IOF."— Presentation transcript:
1 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, July 27, 2008 Daniel Navid, Chief Executive Officer International Osteoporosis Foundation Osteoporosis and the role of IOF Presented to the 2 nd Strong Bone Asia Meeting
2 IOF strategy Education of young people Empowerment of adults, especially women, to take responsibility for their bone health Convince governments to make osteoporosis a priority because of economic as well as social costs Help health care professionals provide best possible care for people with osteoporosis
3 Membership status 87 members in 29 locations 34 members 186 members in 90 locations
4 IOF Committee of National Societies in Asia China China Hong Kong Chinese Taipei India Indonesia Japan Malaysia Pakistan Philippines Singapore South Korea Sri Lanka Thailand Vietnam Total: 26 members in 14 locations
IOF World Osteoporosis Day 2008 Outreach and Education Launches: Brussels, Belgium October 14 Global launch of World Osteoporosis Day Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 17 IOF WOD 2008 Latin American Regional Launch, in conjunction with the National Federation of Osteoporosis Patients Associations FENAPCO. Beijing, China October 20 IOF WOD 2008 Asian Regional Launch, in conjunction with the Chinese Health Promotion Foundation.