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IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2004,
Rio de Janeiro
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History of the IOF WCO

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The IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO)

The IOF WCO is the world's largest scientific congress devoted exclusively to osteoporosis. It brings together the world's leading osteoporosis specialists - including clinical and basic researchers, clinicians, industry representatives, and medical/patient society representatives to learn about the latest advances in the field.

The IOF secretariat has organized this successful congress every two years since 1998. Previous congresses have been held in:

IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2004
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
May 14-18, 2004

IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2002
Lisbon, Portugal
May 10-14, 2002

IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2000
Chicago, Illinois, USA
June 15-18, 2000
(together with the National Osteoporosis Foundation USA)European Congress on Osteoporosis 1998 (IOF was formerly EFFO/ISSD) Berlin, Germany, September 11-15, 1998.