NOFSA Marks World Osteoporosis Day with a Vision: Building Better Bones and a World without Fragility Fractures

NOFSA Marks World Osteoporosis Day with a Vision: Building Better Bones and a World without Fragility Fractures

The National Osteoporosis Foundation of South Africa (NOFSA) is proud to join the global community in celebrating World Osteoporosis Day on October 20th, 2023. This year’s theme, “Building Better Bones,” underscores the importance of bone health and encourages individuals to take action to prevent osteoporosis and fragility fractures. Together, our vision is a world without fragility fractures in which healthy mobility is a reality for all.

NOFSA CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF AWARENESS

NOFSA CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF AWARENESS

NOFSA, the only non-profit, voluntary health organisation dedicated to promoting lifelong bone health turned 30 on 1 March 2023. Osteoporosis is a systemic disease that causes the skeleton to become porous and brittle and leads to fractures of the forearm, spine and...
Your Bones Matter! Act now to manage osteoporosis

Your Bones Matter! Act now to manage osteoporosis

Cape Town, October 2022 – More than four million South Africans may be living with osteoporosis, however, many people only find out when they have experienced severe fractures. As South Africa marks World Osteoporosis Day on October 20, the National Osteoporosis...
NATIONAL AWARENESS CAMPAIGN IN ASSOCIATION WITH GAfPA

NATIONAL AWARENESS CAMPAIGN IN ASSOCIATION WITH GAfPA

In 2022, GAfPA will partner with the National Osteoporosis Foundation of South Africa (NOFSA) to wage a public awareness campaign targeted at patients, health care providers, health insurance funds, and policymakers. The campaign aims to raise awareness and shape...