World Osteoporosis Day is observed on 20 October

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World Osteoporosis Day is observed on 20 October
World Osteoporosis Day is observed on 20 October

World Osteoporosis Day is observed on 20 October. Every year World Osteoporosis Day is observed on October 20. This day is observed to raise awareness about osteoporosis, a debilitating condition that causes the bones to become weak and breakable.

  • In 2020 the Global World Osteoporosis Day Campaign theme is “THAT’S OSTEOPOROSIS”.

History:

  • World Osteoporosis Day was launched on October 20th 1996 by the United Kingdom’s National Osteoporosis Society and supported by the European Commission.
  • Since 1997, the awareness day has been organised by the International Osteoporosis Foundation. In 1998 and 1999, the World Health Organization acted as co-sponsor of World Osteoporosis Day.

Related Questions:

  • World Osteoporosis Day was launched on – 1996
  • National Solidarity Day is observed on which date? – October 20
  • Which organization organized World Osteoporosis Day? – International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF)
  • Headquarters of International Osteoporosis Foundation located at : Nyon, Switzerland
  • Who is the President of International Osteoporosis Foundation: Cyrus Cooper
  • International Chefs Day is observed on – October 20

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