BONE ALLIANCE SYMPOSIUM: GOOD TO THE BONES 2019

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Republic Plaza, 9 Raffles Place

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Singapore, 048619

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Poor bone health affects 200 million older individuals globally and is a leading cause
 of disability and morbidity. Rising global rates of bone ailments such as fractures and osteoporosis illustrate the importance of good bone health more than ever.Join us in this series of talks as we bring together community partners, health practitioners, researchers, and industry partners to illustrate the need for collaboration around bone health, as well as the importance of bone health from a multi-faceted
 point-of-view.With the theme “Good to the Bones”, the symposium also marks the Bone Alliance Singapore’s inaugural open event in 2019 and serves as an introductory platform
 for the Bone Alliance to the public. This event is open to pre-registered invitees and free of charge.

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12.30 – 1.30pm: Private Networking Lunch for Speakers and Invited partners

1.00 – 1.30pm: Registration

1.30 – 1.45pm: Welcome by AMGEN

1.45 – 2.00pm: Group Tai Chi by Dr Lau Tang Ching

2.00 – 2.20pm: Cost Effective Care of Osteoporosisby Dr Lau Tang Ching, Consultant Rheumatologist in the Division of Rheumatology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital

2.20 – 2.40pm: Why it is important to prevent, diagnose and treat Osteoporosis in Older Adults by Dr Kanwaljit Soin, Consultant Orthopaedic & Hand Surgeon, Mount Elizabeth Hospital

2.40 – 3.00pm: The Role of the Osteoporosis Society, Singapore, in Promoting Bone Heath in Singapore – Current and Future by Dr Chionh Siok Bee, President of Osteoporosis Society Singapore,

3.00 – 3.30pm: Coffee and Tea Break

3.30 – 3.50pm: Clinical Applications of Osteopore Regenerative Technology by Dr Lim Jing, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Osteopore International Ltd,

3.50 – 4.10pm: Joint Stiffness: Major Complications after Knee Arthroscopic Surgeries. Technologies for Preventing Post-Operative Stiff Knee by Abhishek Agrawal, CEO & co-Founder, Kinexcs Ltd

4.10 – 4.30pm: Nutrition and Falls Prevention by Marsha Tan, Dietitian at The Salvation Army Peacehaven Nursing Home

4.30 – 4.50pm: The Right Exercise for Optimal Bone Conditioning by Rebecca Aldridge, Managing Director & Physiotherapist, Health2U

4.50 – 5.00pm: Closing remarks by ACCESS Health

***Note that photographs and video recordings may be taken during this event for publicity purposes***

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