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Best Practice Framework focus of Asia-Pacific FLS Consensus Meeting in Taipei

The Asia-Pacific Region Fracture Liaison Service Consensus Meeting focused on shared experience and input on the Best Practice Framework, with participation by experts from across the region.

Outstanding FLS at Taiwanese Hospital

Congratulations to E-Da Hospital in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (R.O.C.) for their exemplary Fracture Liaison Service, with a Capture the Fracture score of 100%!

E-Da Hospital in Kaohsiung City is part of a large network of hospitals within the E-Da Healthcare Group. The Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) lead clinician is Dr Wei-Chieh, Hung.

FLS Hospital Clínico San Carlos gold star recognition

On behalf of IOF and the CTF Steering Committee, we congratulate the FLS at Hospital Clínico San Carlos for achieving a Gold medal, and their continued commitment in preventing secondary fractures in Spain. The FLS was recently featured on iSanidad. Lo mejor de la Sanidad where they were congratulated for their accomplishments.

Vertebral fracture cascade focus of latest Capture the Fracture webinar

The "Fracture Cascade and Secondary Fracture Prevention" webinar on September 20, led by Prof.Thierry Thomas, shows impact of undetected, untreated vertebral fractures.

IOF-FFN joint session presents strategies to increase secondary fracture prevention

Capture the Fracture®, now with 233 Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) in 35 countries, was highlighted at the recent Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) Congress in Malmö, Sweden.

First Capture the Fracture Workshop takes place in Latin America

Successful Workshop on August 19, 2017 was held in Mexico City, with 39 physicians attending from 25 different institutions.

The Capture the Fracture® (CTF) programme has achieved a new milestone with its first and highly anticipated workshop in Latin America. It was the second CTF Workshop to take place and the first in 2017.

First Capture the Fracture Webinar in the Chinese language!

July 20 will see the first Capture the Fracture® webinar in the Chinese language, led by Prof. Ding-Cheng Chan and moderated by Prof. Paulo Wu.

We are pleased to announce the first Chinese-language Capture the Fracture® webinar. All Chinese-speaking health care professionals with an interest in Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) are encouraged to attend.

FLS around the world apply for Capture the Fracture® recognition

This month alone, Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) from Australia, Colombia, France, Israel, Russia, Spain, and Thailand have applied for inclusion in the Capture the Fracture® Map of Best Practice, bringing the total to 225 FLS in 35 countries.

Capture the Fracture® Mentorship Programme in Russia

A great many thanks to the Yaroslavl Regional Emergency Care Hospital in Russia which has hosted three Fracture Liaison Service onsite training days. 

New milestone with 212 FLS mapped!

A surge in applications by Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) in past months reflects growing global interest in Capture the Fracture® programme and coordinator-based systems of secondary fracture prevention.

The Capture the Fracture® (CTF) network is growing! In the month of April alone, nine new Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) were added to the Global Map of Best Practice:

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