World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day

This annual campaign is dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease.

Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak so that they break easily, and subsequent fractures can be life-threatening or cause long-term pain and disability. But there are a number of prevention measures that can improve bone health.

Read more: http://www.worldosteoporosisday.org/

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” WHO 1948