IOF LogoIOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2004, May 14-18, 2004, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Organized by IOF in cooperation with the Brazilian Society of Osteoporosis (SOBRAO)

The IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, came to a close on May 18th. The four-day meeting featured 48 oral presentations, 430 posters, 8 satellite symposia and 17 Meet the Expert sessions and brought together scientists from around the globe. Rene Rizzoli, chairman of the IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors and chairman of the IOF WCO scientific program, highlighted the importance of the meeting – "The IOF WCO showcased the latest developments in the hard science of osteoporosis research and also provided physicians with the clinical skills they need to diagnose and treat the disease". As the largest osteoporosis congress to ever have been held in Latin America, the congress gave special attention to osteoporosis in Latin America, with a series of symposia on epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment throughout the continent.

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IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2002

Prof. Pierre D. Delmas, IOF president, opening the congress

Dr Rubem Lederman, IOF Board member and executive president of the 2004 IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis, welcomed participants to Rio de Janeiro.

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