World Osteoporosis Day, observed worldwide on the 20th of October every year, is a day to raise global awareness about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bones disease. Every year, World Osteoporosis Day focuses on a specific theme and this year the campaign focuses on the protection of bones with slogan “Love Your Bones”.
As in other parts of the country, the day has also been observed in Pakistan with a large number of doctors, nurses and other medical staff raising awareness about the importance of the day. Such days should be observed across the country as the public at large must me educated what is essential for their health. The government along with the civil society must also play its part to educate the masses how to prevent themselves from such diseases as nothing is more important than health of the people.