World Osteoporosis Day – October 20th

In celebration of World Osteoporosis Day on October 20th, the Americas Health Foundation (AHF) announces the publication of a consensus statement produced by an expert panel on osteoporosis. The panel concludes that osteoporosis should be considered a public health priority in Latin America given its enormous health impact on patients and financial impact on health care systems and the economy. The article, “Consensus statement: osteoporosis prevention and treatment in Latin America—current structure and future directions,” currently available online and to be published in the December 2018 issue of Archives of Osteoporosis, includes recommendations for improving prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis in Latin America. 

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