The #OAFICongress2022, organised by the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI), which will take place on the 26th, 27th and 28th of October 2022 at the AXA Auditorium, L’illa Diagonal (Barcelona), is back with a new slogan: Move against osteoarthritis! After the last edition held in hybrid format, the 6th Osteoarthritis Patients World Congress is back with […]READ MORE
During the days 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th of November, the Osteoarthritis Foundation International will organize the IV International Congress of OA Patients. In this exceptional year, the congress is adapted to the security and prevention measures against the Covid-19 pandemic and will be held in a virtual format. The presentations, debates, and round […]READ MORE
OAFI International Foundation has participated in the World Congress of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (WCO-IOF-ESCEO) which held its nineteenth edition from 4 to 7 April in Paris. The WCO-IOF-ESCEO is one of the largest and most prestigious international scientific meetings in the field of osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, fragility and sarcopenia. OAFI Foundation presented at this […]READ MORE
The OAFI Foundation, together with more than 30 European institutions, signed the Ljubljana Statement on political commitment to reduce health inequalities. The document set up by the Public Health Association of the European Union and the National Institute of Public Health of Slovenia, and presented in Ljubljana at the European Public Health Conference, reiterates the […]READ MORE
OAFI is the Osteoarthritis Foundation International, the first and only Foundation exclusively devoted to people with osteoarthritis worldwide. The Foundation was created in Barcelona in October 2016 with the aim of leading the fight against osteoarthritis by promoting education, prevention, treatment and research into everything related to joint health and offering solutions to people suffering […]READ MORE
300 million people suffer from osteoarthritis all over the world, a figure that has doubled in the past 30 years and affects increasingly younger population. Obesity, ageing, and sports as running or football are among the main causes of this increase. In Spain, the osteoarthritis creates an annual expense of 5,831 billion euros. Management and […]READ MORE
OAFI, together with the Medical and Scientific Societies, proposes to the health authorities a NEW CARE MODEL IN THE MANAGEMENT of the disease that puts the PATIENT in the center: ARTRO 360. Patients, represented by OAFI, lead this new model that brings together all those involved in the disease, to demand at all levels to […]READ MORE
The European project PREVENTOMICS will develop a system for sending personalised dietary and lifestyle advice for the prevention of non-communicable diseases through nutrition. PREVENTOMICS development will provide personalised nutition tools accessible to everyone, aimed at improving health and preventing the onset of diseases. The OAFI Foundation has been choosen to be responsible for the dissemination […]READ MORE
The Mediterranean diet has been associated with reduced cardiovascular risks, a reduction in the appearance of certain subtypes of cancer or chronic diseases and better cognitive health. Recently, a bibliographic review developed by a group of several Spanish centers has compiled the existing information on the association between osteoarthritis and the Mediterranean diet. Although there […]READ MORE
OAFI attended the 27th International Conference on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, organised by Isokinetic Medical Group which took place at the Camp Nou in Barcelona from June 2 to 4 June 2018. More than 3.000 attendees, international experts in football medicine and sports medicine gathered to share their knowledge and experiences. Dr. Villalón, Head of […]READ MORE
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