International Osteoporosis Foundation to hold meetings in Abu Dhabi in 2015, 2019
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), a worldwide organisation dedicated to fighting osteoporosis, announced that it will hold its meetings in Abu Dhabi next year and in 2019. The third and fifth Middle East and Africa Osteoporosis Meetings will be held in the capital as a result of a two-year deal between IOF and Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, a division of Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) and Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (Adnec), Trade Arabia reported. The events, which will be held in December 2015 and December 2019, will bring around 1,500 scientists, physicians, patient, medical societies and corporate partners from across the UAE, GCC, wider Middle East and Africa. The meetings are aimed at advancing understanding of osteoporosis and promoting worldwide awareness, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease.