What We Do

Partnering with 209 national societies in 96 global locations, as well as scientists and companies around the world, IOF works towards the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and bone, muscle and joint disorders. We focus our efforts on:


IOF is at the forefront of research in the field of bone, muscle and joint disorders

Training and Education

IOF provides training and resources to ensure bone, muscle and joint disorders are addressed

Promoting our Global Network

IOF works with organizations around the world to improve bone, muscle and joint health

Policy and Advocacy

IOF calls on decision-makers to make bone, muscle and joint health a priority for healthcare systems

Global Campaigning 

IOF leads a global movement for change to raise public awareness and promote action on bone, muscle and joint health