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Program announced for 1st Middle-East & Africa Osteoporosis Meeting

The IOF Regionals 1st Middle-East & Africa Osteoporosis Meeting, to be held in Dubai, from October 19-22, 2011, has published its scientific programme at

To encourage participation by young researchers IOF is offering awards of 1000 USD each for the top five abstracts by investigators up to 40 years of age. The abstract deadline is June 17, 2011; all accepted abstracts will be published in Osteoporosis International.

Together with a scientific committee composed of regional and IOF experts, Meeting Chairs Professor Bess Dawson Hughes (USA) and Dr. Basel Masri (Jordan) have planned a diverse, high quality scientific programme. Key highlights include

  • Orthopaedic Roundtable: Fragility Fracture Prevention Models of care
  • Meet-the-Expert Sessions on topics of direct relevance to everyday practice
  • 17 diverse plenary sessions highlighting key clinical topics in the bone field include:
    • Epidemiology of Fractures: Middle-East & Africa vs. West
    • The Middle-East & Africa Regional Audit
    • DXA & New Imaging Techniques
    • DXA in Paediatric Osteoporosis
    • Bone Quality: The Material and Structure Basis of Bone Strength & Fragility
    • Bone Markers: To Use or Not to Use in Daily Clinical Practice
    • Inflammatory Diseases & Bone
    • Bisphosphonates Dilemma: When to Start and When to Stop
    • What's New on the Horizon in Therapy
    • Corticosteroid Induced Osteoporosis: Practical Approaches
    • Secondary Osteoporosis
    • Vitamins D, Calcium & Bone What's the latest?
    • Menopause & Bone
    • SERMs & New SERMs
    • Male Osteoporosis
    • Who to Treat, When to Start, What Drug and How Long
    • Monitoring Patients with Osteoporosis
    • Where to From Here? (Closing lecture)

IOF expects the meeting to be the largest bone event ever held in the Middle-East and Africa region.

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Key Deadlines
Abstract: June 17, 2011
Early-Bird Registration: September 5, 2011


Contact: L. Misteli
International Osteoporosis Foundation

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