The High Prevalence of Osteoporosis as a Preventable Disease: The Need for Greater Attention to Prevention Programs in Iran

  • Amin DOOSTI-IRANI Dept. of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran Modeling of Noncommunicable Diseases Research Center, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
  • Mahin GHAFARI Dept. of Public Health, School of Health, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran
  • Zahra CHERAGHI Dept. of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran Modeling of Noncommunicable Diseases Research Center, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
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Abstract

The High Prevalence of Osteoporosis as a Preventable Disease: The Need for Greater Attention to Prevention Programs in Iran

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Published
2018-08-01
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DOOSTI-IRANI A, GHAFARI M, CHERAGHI Z. The High Prevalence of Osteoporosis as a Preventable Disease: The Need for Greater Attention to Prevention Programs in Iran. IJPH. 47(8):1220-1.
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