SOS PARTICIPATED IN OSTEOPOROSIS WORKSHOP IN COLLABORATION WITH KING ABDULAZEEZ MEDICAL CITY, JEDDAH:
The Saudi Osteoporosis Society participated in the annual workshop organized by King Abdulazeez Medical City In Jeddah in the west cost of Saudi Arabia. The event, successfully took place on the 8th of December 2010 at the crown plaza hotel and was attended by good number of attendees specially from the ladies side. The event started at 8:30 AM and covered wide range of topics in osteoporosis including the epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment and use of FRAX tool, recent update on Vitamin D, Perimenopausal Osteoporosis, Steroids Induced Osteoporosis, Primary Prevention and Treatment. This is one of successful collaborations between The Society and health sectors in Saudi Arabia to promote knowledge and awareness among health care professionals on osteoporosis and its consequences. The society always welcome these kind of collaborations and sharing of knowledge and experience.