Ministry of Health WOD campaign

The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has dedicated a page and event to World Osteoporosis Day 2023. It will emphasize the direct link between osteoporosis (the silent disease) and bone fractures, which have a serious and negative impact on quality of life in terms of pain, disability, and loss of independence. It will also focus on osteoporosis as a family affair, where burden of care is often borne by family caregivers, and the disease that afflicts many generations of the family itself.


  • Making osteoporosis and fracture prevention a health priority in KSA in line with global trends.
  • Raising awareness of the community on r​isk factors for osteoporosis.
  • Raising community awareness on active healthy aging and a healthy lifestyle, where prevention of osteoporosis and fractures caused thereby.
  • Raising community awareness of the importance of early detection of osteoporosis.

Official date: Globally: October 20th, 2023 /Locally: Rabi’ al-Thani 5th, 1445H


Event info:

Friday, October 20, 2023

, Saudi Arabia

Rabi’ al-Thani 5th, 1445H

Organized by:

MOH of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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