Bone and Joint Decade 2010 – 2020
Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health World Conference 2014
The Royal College of Surgeons, London
Sunday 12th October
Our programme for Sunday was designed to enhance the activities of our National Action Networks, providing an opportunity to share the successful collaborations and campaigns of our local networks and of other major stakeholder organisations, and to learn about the challenges that others have faced.
- The Bone and Joint Decade: an update – Prof Tony Woolf
- Network Activities – 8 presentations
- Global Activities – 6 short presentations & discussions
Introductions & Welcomes
The Bone and Joint Decade – an update
These were presentations of successful collaborations and facilitated discussion to share skills and experience. Moderators: Toby King, USBJI and Ruth Lilian, OAM, Australian NAN.
EULAR and Horizon 2020 / Chronic Disease reflection
Making MSCs a research priority in Norway
Fragility Fracture Network
Improving clinical competency and increasing patient engagement in Kenya
Example of a successful campaign in Lebanon
Ghassan Maalouf, BJD ICC, Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at St Joseph’s University Beirut; Vice President for Medical Affairs, and Medical Director for Belvue Medical Center, Lebanon; Chairman of WHO Fragility Fracture Taskforce.
Building an effective network – the challenges
Short plenary introductions to each topic. These were followed by round table discussions, with topic experts hosting at each table, repeated in two rotations. Moderators: Deborah Kopansky-Giles, BJD ICC and Federico Moscogiuri, CEO ARMA.
Feedback from the Roundtables
The group leader from each roundtable discussion reports to the floor.
The Following Day…
Our programme for Monday explored measures for improving care and delivering best practice, and examined the impact of work on musculoskeletal health. With keynote speeches about the impact of musculoskeletal conditions, we drew on experiences in the UK, Europe and worldwide. There was also a session on the role of research followed by the launch of our Call for Action, which coincided with the launch of Bone and Joint Action week. See the page for the MSK World Summit, which took place on 13th Oct 2014 at the Royal College of Surgeons, London.