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Reader phone campaign

On the occasion of World Osteoporosis Day 2020 (October 20), specialists from  the DVO (Dachverband Osteologie eV) and the Bundesselbsthilfeverbands für Osteoporose e. V. will provide information on the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis to readers by telephone.

Further information here

Location

Dachverband Osteologie eV
Frankfurter Str. 21
61118 Bad Vilbel
Germany
DE

Program “Ama os teus ossos” (Love your Bones) in order to celebrate WOD 2020

The Associação Portuguese de Osteoporose (APO) Portuguese Association of Osteoporosis, developed the program “Ama os teus ossos” (Love your Bones) in order to celebrate WOD 2020.

They prepared a set of 4 webinars, about bone health, which have as main objectives the idea to minimize the effects of Covid-19 (which led people to have a sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits).

The first webinar was aired live on observador.pt, theirs and APO’s Facebook page.

Location

Rua Paraíso da Foz, 48 6.º Esq.
4150-565 Aveiro
Portugal
PT

'Don’t waste more time. Bet in better bone health for your bones!'

This awareness campaign used the slogan “Don’t waste more time. Bet in better bone health for your bones!” (original: "Não perca mais tempo. Aposte numa melhor saúde dos seus ossos!")

This initiative was promoted by the Sociedade Portuguesa de Patologia da Coluna Vertebral (SPPCV) – Portuguese Society of Vertebral Spine Pathology.

Their main goal was to “alert the general population about the existence of this disease, its symptoms, risk factors and prevention”

Location

Edificio Parque Oceano Rua Dr. José Joaquim Almeida
2780-322
Portugal
PT

Patient Registry for WOD 2020

Welcome to the Healthy Bones, Build Them for Life® Patient Registry
If you or someone you love has osteoporosis (or weak or brittle bones) or low bone density, you have the power to improve how we care for these diseases by sharing your experiences.

Who is it for?

Patients: Anyone with osteoporosis or osteopenia can participate in the registry. Those who take care of someone with osteoporosis or low bone density can also participate.

Location

251 18th St S #630
VA 22202 Arlington
United States
US

Exercise and Nutrition for Good Bone Health Webinar

To commemorate World Osteoporosis Day, the New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program in collaboration with NOF have teamed up to conduct a webinar for patients and caregivers. The webinar will focus on important exercise and nutrition information for good bone health. It is a must-attend event for everyone interested in learning more about this debilitating disease, which is preventable and treatable.

Location

Helen Hayes Hospital
51-55 Rte 9W West Haverstraw
10993 NY
United States
US

Campaign to raise awareness

Pregnancy and Lactation associated osteoporosis (PAO/PLO) is a rare form of osteoporosis that can occur in pregnancy or during the postpartum period. It causes low-trauma or no-trauma fractures mainly in the spine. It can also cause hip/pelvic/sacral or other fractures.

Location

United Kingdom
GB

World Osteoporosis Day 2020

Planned program for World Osteoporosis Day on 20th October 2020 by the Department of Orthopaedics AIIMS, Mangalagiri 1. BMD Screening camp for patients attending the Outpatient Clinic 9.30am -12.00pm and health care workers. 2. Awareness program in the OPD block at 9.15 am for a. What is osteoporosis? The importance of early diagnosis and intervention. b. Consequences of Osteoporosis. c. Prevention of osteoporosis (Importance of diet and exercises) 3. Awareness Posters will be put in the OPD block. 4. Release of Patient information Pamphlet on Osteoporosis awareness and prevention. 5.

Location

AIIMS Mangalagiri 522503 guntur district , AP
India
Andhra Pradesh IN

Health Awareness Online Free Webibar

I am Dietitian Mahendri NV MSc PGCCN MHRM MPhil RD Former HOD, Dept of Dietetics ,Christian Medical College Vellore Tamilnadu India Retired from the post is interested to organise a health awareness about Oesteoprosis for public. I will be talking on "Care for your bone health to keep Osteoporosis Away" an hour + session from 4-5 pm IST on the WOD. Dr. Shilpi Chauhan Founder and Secretory of Saksham Society Jaipur, residing in Jaipur North India is arranging this free Webinar under her NGO. I stay 2500 km away from Jaipur , in Tumkuru, Karnataka South India.

Location

Google meet Tumkuru, Karnataka
India
IN

World Osteoporosis Day Open House

In honor of World Osteoporosis Day, OsteoStrong Torrance will be hosting an Open House for the community, physicians and local businesses. We will be educating the participants about the significance of the current Osteoporosis epidemic and share lifestyle practices to improve their bone density, strength, balance, posture, agility and energy. We are also collaborating with a local business, BodySpec to conduct DEXA scans by appointment.

Location

OsteoStrong Torrance
20056 Hawthorne Blvd.
90503 Torrance , CA
United States
California US

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