World Osteoporosis day

To mark World Osteoporosis Day, TUF Rehabilitation Society in collaboration with Department of Orthopedics, MTH organized a series of activities in The University of Faisalabad, Sargodha Road, TUF and in Madinah Teaching Hospital on October 20, 2017. The events aimed at improving knowledge of bone health and osteoporosis prevention.

On this occasion, Prof Dr Kaleem Shaukat, Head Department of Orthopedics, MTH delivered a lecture on prevention of osteoporosis. Considering the importance of public awareness and education in lowering the risk of osteoporosis and its complications an awareness walk was also organized, actively participated by faculty members and students. Members of Rehabilitation Society organized a free BMD test, free physical activity and nutritional advice was given to students and administrative staff. In this regard, awareness brochures were also distributed amongst staff and patients in MTH.