NUMBER OF SIGNATURES
9231
NUMBER OF
ENDORSING ORGANIZATIONS
101

SIGN OUR PETITION!

Worldwide, millions of people with osteoporosis and other bone diseases, including rare skeletal disorders, do not receive the timely diagnosis and the care they need to prevent painful and life-changing broken bones.

You can help us call for change!

SHOW YOUR COMMITMENT!

I hereby confirm that I have read and agree with the Privacy Policy of IOF

PATIENTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO:

The International Osteoporosis Foundation calls for the rights of all people with bone disorders to have:

DIAGNOSIS

Timely and accurate assessment of fracture risk, falls risk and diagnosis of osteoporosis.

Timely and correct diagnosis of rare bone disorders.

PATIENT CARE

Access to effective intervention options including treatment, lifestyle changes and regular drug treatment review by appropriate healthcare professionals.

Access to post-fracture care coordination programs for optimal care after a fracture.

PATIENT VOICE

Involvement and choice in a long-term management plan with defined goals.

SUPPORT

Care and support from society and healthcare providers, to ensure active and independent living.

NO MORE BROKEN BONES

"I'm so grateful I got the support and care I needed."

Christine, Canada

COULD YOU BE AT RISK?

Take the test

Other ways you can show your personal support for the rights of all patients to receive timely diagnosis, appropriate care, ongoing support and a voice in their disease management.

1
SHARE

And circulate the link to the Global Patient Charter on your social media with the hashtag #IOFGlobalPatientCharter

2
PETITION

Your local health authorities, politicians, or other bodies responsible for healthcare in your province/state or country.
Share the Charter and call for support of patients with bone diseases.

3
JOIN

And support your local patient society.
Become a member or donate to support your local patient society’s essential services.
View global map of IOF member societies

4
SHARE

The IOF Osteoporosis Risk Check with your family, friends and loved ones aged over 50.

5
SUPPORT

Rare Disease Day and World Osteoporosis Day.
Share banners on your social media with the hashtag #RareDiseaseDay or #WorldOsteoporosisDay