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World Osteoporosis Day




World Osteoporosis Day takes place every year on October 20th, launching a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. Organized by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) every year, World Osteoporosis Day involves campaigns by national osteoporosis patient societies from around the world with activities in over 90 countries.

There are mountains of information and resources available on the World Osteoporosis Day website.

Calcium Calculator

Highlighting Osteoporosis Prevention

Osteoporosis is preventable. This section outlines the many steps that you can take to build strong bones throughout life and avoid osteoporotic fractures.

Take a look at the following pages showing how Osteoporosis can be prevented – before it’s too late.


Osteoporosis In Men

5 Steps to Better Bone Health

This year’s theme is preventing osteoporosis through nutrition – click on the image below to download a fact sheet.

Download the 'Serve Up' fact sheet