Navigation Links
Summit of osteoporosis experts from CIS countries issue 5-point call for action
Date:1/9/2013

hat osteoporosis has been recognized as a priority for health care systems in CIS countries.

New epidemiological study underway:

The governments of CIS and adjacent countries do not draw enough attention to the problem. Despite evidence that fractures resulting from osteoporosis pose a major public health burden, neither epidemiological nor health-economic studies that might encourage specialists to be engaged in prevention are being carried out.

In many countries there is still a complete lack of relevant statistics. That is why the Russian Association on Osteoporosis has initiated the multinational population-based study in the countries of the region "Epidemiological study of osteoporotic fractures in Eurasia (EVA)". The goal is to obtain the data on incidence of main osteoporotic fractures.

Summit participants sign Appeal requesting action:

Given the dire state of affairs, the participants of the Summit proposed that osteoporosis be recognized as a health priority at the state level, and that treatment and prevention strategies, as well as urgent surgical treatment for patients with hip fractures, be provided. An appeal with such proposals towards the governments and health ministries of CIS countries was signed by the summit participants presenting 10 countries.

The signed document calls for the following five measures to be taken:

  • Recognize osteoporosis as a socially important disease due to high incidence, socio-economic burden and medical consequences;

  • Organize the collection of official statistics on fragility fractures, including hip fractures;

  • Increase the proportion of patients with hip fractures who can get surgical care within the first days after the trauma this will reduce the high rate of mortality and disability;

  • Provide the population with widely available DXA and modern methods of treatment of osteoporosis, free of charge for pe
    '/>"/>

Contact: L. Misteli
info@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-100
International Osteoporosis Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology news :

1. Maya Angelou Center Brings International Women’s Health Summit to Winston-Salem, NC
2. 2012 American Chestnut Summit
3. Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2012
4. Validity CTO to Present Natural ID Solutions for Improving Mobile Risk Management and User Experience at NFC Solutions Summit 2012
5. IOF Asia-Pacific Meeting presents new research and advances in osteoporosis management
6. Launch of the EU large-scale integrating project BlueGenics to combat osteoporosis
7. Register now for the key osteoporosis meeting in the Asia-Pacific region
8. Dual action polyclonal antibody may offer more effective, safer protection against osteoporosis
9. Mechanisms for a beneficial effect of moderate alcohol consumption on osteoporosis in women
10. New review outlines screening strategies for osteoporosis in young adults
11. Progress in Osteoporosis re-launched with new design, now invites commentary
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... that marine noise can affect animal movement and communication, ... Bristol and Exeter and the cole Pratique des Hautes ... noise stops embryonic development and increases larval mortality in ... Stylocheilus striatus used in this study) usually ... feed on toxic alga but this study, conducted in ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... New York University is paving the way for ... civilians and military troops exposed to poisonous chemicalsparticularly ... An article in the current issue of the ... detoxifying organophosphates, which are compounds commonly used in ... developed by NYU School of Engineering Associate Professor ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Lewis Carroll,s Through the Looking Glass, collaborators from ... Singapore improved a 35-year-old ecology model to better ... of years. , The new model, called a ... Queen Effect," an evolutionary hypothesis introduced by Lee ... organisms must constantly increase their fitness (or ability ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Boat noise impacts development and survival of sea hares 2Engineering a protein to prevent brain damage from toxic agents 2Classic Lewis Carroll character inspires new ecological model 2Classic Lewis Carroll character inspires new ecological model 3
... G&D, Dr. Guillermo Oliver (St. Jude Childrens ... resolve a century-old debate over the origin of ... the lymphatic vasculature is integral to understanding its ... tissue fluid levels) and disease (lymphedema and spreading ...
... of the scientific journal Science presents research on the ... that ultimately may lead to better diagnosis and treatment ... people every year. It may also bring an ... Giardia lamblia is an intestinal parasite that exists all ...
... Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced 56 ... development projects under the agencys Advanced Technology ... a broad range of technologies, including medical ... electronics, transportation, nanotechnology, energy conservation and automated ...
Cached Biology News:New Swedish research hope for millions of sufferers 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 Nearly 20,000 medical professionals ... Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in ... never-before-seen breakthroughs in diagnostic research and technology that will ... As of Wednesday, July 30, more than ... Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, with more than 10,000 ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Researchers at Johns Hopkins have mapped the sound-processing part ... both the proverbial forest and the trees in view. ... views of brain activity within mice, and it enabled ... mice "called" to each other. The results, which represent ... process language, appear online July 31 the journal ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. , July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... San Francisco Bay Area , has ... the University of Oxford,s commercialisation company. The potent anti-inflammatory ... David Greaves at the University of Oxford,s Sir ... The company, which has raised over $1.5 million ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Research and Markets has announced ... report to their offering. ... of the genetic material or genomes of an organism. ... the discovery and development of diagnostic and therapeutic solutions ... Genomics is supported by three major product segments: Instruments, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Research on Digital Health, Alzheimer's, Ebola Draws Nearly 20,000 Attendees to 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo 2Research on Digital Health, Alzheimer's, Ebola Draws Nearly 20,000 Attendees to 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo 3New mapping approach lets scientists zoom in and out as the brain processes sound 2Oxford licenses anti-inflammatory peptides to San Francisco Bay Area start-up 2Oxford licenses anti-inflammatory peptides to San Francisco Bay Area start-up 3Global Genomics Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Life Technologies, Qiagen and Illumina 2
... the appointment of James Stoppert as President and Chief Executive Officer ... ... EON) September 3, 2008 -- Segetis is the first and ... wide range of industrial chemicals and plastics that are ultimately derived ...
... China, Sept. 3 ,Acesys Pharmatech and Provid Pharmaceuticals ... expertise and project management,capabilities of Provid in the ... structure of Acesys in China., The combined ... of medicinal chemistry for clients in the pharmaceutical ...
... tested new molecular tools for stem cell research to direct ... development programmes. , A collaborative team of scientists from ... (NESCI) have developed two synthetic molecules which can be used ... into other forms of tissue. , Their use ...
Cached Biology Technology: Stoppert Named as President and CEO at Breakthrough Renewable Technology Firm Segetis, Inc 2Acesys and Provid Announce Alliance for Medicinal Chemistry Services 2New stem cell tools to aid drug development 2New stem cell tools to aid drug development 3
... for ambient HPLC. Contains connections and ... two external devices such as RI ... analog output from the 90 detector ... Includes an input for synchronization with ...
... The FDSS6000 System is an imaging ... assay development and high throughput screening ... luminescence modalities., The Hamamatsu light sources ... our companys decades-long experience in photon ...
... and supplies, for 10 chips, provides ... perform standard-sensitivity RNA analysis (nanogram levels) ... automated electrophoresis system. Supplied are 1,250 ... StdSens stain, 20 microliters RNA ladder, ...
... 3-(3,5-Dibromo-4-hydroxy-benzoyl)-2-ethyl-benzofuran-6-sulfonicacid-(4-(thiazol-2-ylsulfamyl)-phenyl)-amide White solid. PROTECT FROM ... cell-permeable sulfanamido-benzbromarone compound that acts as ... inhibitor of PTP1B (IC 50 ... for PTP1B 403 and PTP1B ...
Biology Products: