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Perspectives on hip fracture surgery in the age of COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic, declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11, 2020, has changed the way hip fracture surgeons practice medicine. The use...
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Innovative Rehabilitation in Asia Oceania: AOCPRM 2020 in Korea

Professor Wen-shiang Chen and Professor Reynaldo Rey-Matias The 7th Asia-Oceanian Conference of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine (AOCPRM 2020), in conjunction with the 34th Annual Congress...
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Fragility Fracture Network Initiatives in Asia Pacific

Professor Jacqueline Close, Dr. Irewin Tabu and Dato’ Dr. Joon-Kiong Lee The Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) is a global organisation which was founded in order to...
APFFA July 2020

Improving Fracture Liaison Services with patient-centred metrics

Three leading international organisations have joined forces to develop key performance indicators (KPIs) designed to guide quality improvement in Fracture Liaison Services (FLSs), in response...
IOF Capture the Fracture Partnership

IOF announces a great step forward for secondary fracture prevention

On June 16, 2020, the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) announced a partnership with Amgen and UCB, in collaboration with the University of Oxford, to support...
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APFFA: Facilitating optimal fragility fracture management across Asia Pacific

Global & regional osteoporosis alliance stages third annual meeting   Members of the Asia Pacific Fragility Fracture Alliance (APFFA) Joint Steering Committee (JSC) congregated for...
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Secondary fracture prevention key to a healthy ageing population

Hip or vertebral fractures in people aged 65 years or over is diagnostic of osteoporosis in the absence of another metabolic bone disease, regardless of...
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COVID-19 and fragility fractures

The spread of COVID-19 globally has resulted in unprecedented restrictions in the way we live and posed a significant threat to the health of the...
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Introducing APFFA’s Co-Chairs

In late 2018, APFFA member organisations signed a multiparty Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which confirmed Dato’ Dr. Joon-Kiong Lee and Professor Derrick Chan as Co-Chairs...
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Introducing APFFA

Did you know that by 2050 it’s predicted between 4.5 to 6.3 million hip fractures will occur worldwide with half of them in Asia? The...
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