Osteoporosis Canada, a registered charity, is the only national organization serving people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis. The organization works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the risk-reduction and treatment of osteoporosis.
Services to Individuals with Osteoporosis and the Public
Osteoporosis Canada provides medically accurate information to patients, health care professionals and the public. Services to individuals with osteoporosis and the public include free publications, a bilingual toll-free information line, educational programs and referrals to self-help groups and community resources, as well as this web site.
Osteoporosis Canada's Annual Review
Osteoporosis Canada's latest Annual Review is now available. This is an annual report providing an overview of our financial and operational performance for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2010.
*The audited financial statements have been reissued to defer revenue of $187,500. As a result, the revenues pie chart and narrative in the 2009-2010 Annual Review now posted on our website have been changed to reflect the adjustment.
Download our 2009 - 2010 Annual Review
View past years' Annual Reviews
Services for Health Care Professionals
The organization works with health care professionals across the country to ensure the latest prevention, diagnostic and treatment options are available to individuals with osteoporosis. Osteoporosis Canada has developed practice guidelines and standards for use by physicians in their clinical practice. Access archives of Osteoporosis Update, OC's clinical publication (currently suspended).
The organization is governed by a national voluntary Board of Directors. A 58-member Scientific Advisory Council, made up of medical and scientific experts from across the country, provides guidance in all medical matters.
Find out more about us
Osteoporosis Canada has a national office and has Chapters located across the country. A network of support groups reaches into communities throughout Canada.
- To locate the Support Group closest to you, please call your nearest
Chapter or 1-800-463-6842.
Canada without osteoporotic fractures
To work towards a future where all Canadians will:
- Be knowledgeable about osteoporosis
- Be empowered to make informed choices about their bone health
- Have access to the best osteoporosis care and support
- Benefit from research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.
- Accurate, evidence-based information and care
- Collaboration in a united effort
- Inclusivity, integrity
- Ethical decision-making and actions