Reflecting on Past Events

Healthy Bones Australia can reflect on many highlights and fond memories over the past 21 years. This includes a special event this week, 10 years ago with Her Majesty The Queen Consort, formerly the Duchess of Cornwall at Government House Melbourne (images below) .         From Left to Right images from the… Read more »

World Osteoporosis Day Thursday October 20

World Osteoporosis Day October 20, 2022 – Step Up for Bone Health!  This World Osteoporosis Day the community is being encouraged to Step Up for Bone Health by following 5 Steps to improve bone health and help protect against osteoporosis. Eat bone-healthy foods (calcium, vitamin D and protein) Exercise (regular weight bearing and resistant exercises)… Read more »

World Patient Alliance

Healthy Bones Australia has participated at the first ever World Patient Alliance Conference hosted in Rome 16 – 18 October.  The conference gathered national patient organisations and international health organisations from five continents Hussain Jafri, Executive Director of the World Patients Alliance said “The patient community has proved to be a leading force in bringing… Read more »

Special Event Coverage

Healthy Bones Australia hosted an event on 13 October marking 21st anniversary of championing community and health professional awareness of bone health and advocating for early diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. Chairman Professor Ebeling said in the lead up to the event “As recently as 20 years ago bone health was a largely overlooked and… Read more »

Celebrating 21 years of protecting Aussie bones & announcing the latest innovation in fracture prediction

Healthy Bones Australia is celebrating its 21st anniversary of pioneering bone health in Australia and is today (October 13) announcing its strategic partnership with a local company to develop a breakthrough diagnostic fracture prediction tool. Since its inception, Healthy Bones Australia has been championing community and health professional awareness and understanding of the importance of… Read more »

Congratulations to Ego Seeman, M.D. 2022 Gideon A. Rodan Excellence in Mentorship Award Recipient

Prof. Ego Seeman is Professor and Endocrinologist in the Departments of Medicine and Endocrinology, Austin Health, University of Melbourne. He has been a strong supporter of Healthy Bones Australia (formally Osteoporosis Australia) since its establishment, and instrumental in providing his ongoing expertise and advice to the organisation and its many initiatives. Prof. Seeman has worked… Read more »

Latest Honour List acknowledges two experts in the bone field

Healthy Bones Australia congratulates two distinguished doctors who have been recognised for their contributions in Australia. Associate Professor Chris Hogan has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia recognising his outstanding achievement and service to the area of Medicine. Associate Professor Hogan is based at Melbourne University and remains a practicing GP and… Read more »

Congratuations to the 2022 Grant Awardees

Healthy Bones Australia, in partnership with the Australia and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society (ANZBMS), are proud to announce grants for 2022. The official announcement and presentation was made at the annual ANZBMS Conference Dinner on 3 August. This was the first in person conference in over 2 years. 2022 HBA ANZBMS Clinical Grant… Read more »

“Know Your bones” this World Osteoporosis Day

Experts urge Aussies to “Know Your bones” this World Osteoporosis Day   New report released reveals under-investigation & under-treatment of osteoporosis in those at risk Healthy Bones Australia has today released the second edition ‘Know Your Bones Community Risk Report (2021) for World Osteoporosis Day (Wednesday, October 20, 2021) and is calling for earlier investigation… Read more »