Fracture numbers are set to rise dramatically in the coming decades, it is projected that more than 50% of fractures in the world will occur in Asia by 2050. Other trends impacting bone health in the region include urbanisation and widespread vitamin D insufficiency. The report identifies gaps in current care, the expected future burden of the disease, but also presents cost-effective (and evidence-based) solutions.
Monday, 24 February 2014
New Report on Osteoporosis in the Asia Pacific Region
Asia-Pacific Regional Audit : epidemiology, costs & burden of osteoporosis in 2013. The report covers 16 countries, including Australia and New Zealand and reveals osteoporosis is a serious problem throughout the Asia Pacific region.