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APCO HCP Education Modules now available in 5 languages, enabling delivery of best practice osteoporosis care throughout the Asia Pacific

In order to stem the tide of fragility fractures in the world’s fastest ageing, and linguistically diverse region, and to promote best practice osteoporosis care,...
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Launch of the APCO Bone Health QI Tool Kit & stemming the current osteoporosis crisis in the Asia Pacific – Channel News Asia interview with APCO Chair

APCO Chairperson and Director of the Osteoporosis and Bone Metabolism Unit, Singapore General Hospital, Dr Manju Chandran, Singapore, was recently welcomed back as a special...
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The APCO Bone Health QI Tool Kit – Putting a brake on fractures in the world’s most populous & fastest ageing region

Practical tool kit promoting quality improvement of osteoporosis care to avoid the dreaded consequence of fragility fractures that can cause pain, long-term disability, & loss...
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Not a Chimera! APCO’s vision of reducing the burden of osteoporosis in the Asia Pacific carried forward to the Americas

The Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) was recently invited to provide our unique perspective on how we are disrupting the status quo of osteoporosis...
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APCO making a splash at the world’s largest Bone Health Educational fiesta

As an allied member of the Committee of National Societies (CNS) of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), APCO is proud to have been part of...
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A small group of committed citizens trying to change the world – APCO’s General Body Meeting and Congress

The Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) Virtual General Body Meeting  and Congress was held on Saturday, February 19, 2022 between 2:30 – 7:00 pm...
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Looking back on a year that changed the world, yet had many silver linings

Reflections on APCO’s highlights and achievements for 2021   Throughout 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic continued to weigh heavily on healthcare systems worldwide, creating a gamut...
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Feeling old in your bones? Your skeletal age may be the reason

In a previous blog, we discussed the implication of communicating mortality risk to patients with a fracture. In this article, we put forward the  new...
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APCO ‘taking action for bone health’ on World Osteoporosis Day 2021

Last Wednesday, October 20, 2021, members of the Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) celebrated World Osteoporosis Day. This annual global campaign coordinated by the...
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Launch of world-first expert resource to foster best practice osteoporosis care in the Asia Pacific

Expert collaboration key to reducing burden of disease   More than 50 per cent of the world’s hip fractures are expected to occur in the...
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