The Palestinian Osteoporosis Prevention Society (POPS) in cooperation with Al Mizan Hospital in Hebron will conduct an awareness and screening campaign "Know your Risk" in Hebron district with a population of around 850,000 people.
The campaign will start on Saturday October 2nd, 2021 and thenafter each Saturday for five consecutive weeks, till the end of the month of October 2021.
The campaign will include the following:
- Announcements regarding the campaign on major radio stations in Hebron and on Social Media
- Several radio talks by a gynecologist and a nutritionist will be held during the month of October 2021
- Distribution of educational material: IOF Osteoporosis Risk Check, Osteoporosis in the era of Coronavirus 19, Vitamin D in the era of Coronavirus 19
- FRAX Palestine calculation to participants in the campaign at AL-Mizan Hospital
- DXA Scans will be offered to high risk individuals with 50% reduction on the cost of the test at the Osteoporosis Diagnostic Center at AL-Mizan Hospital