Launch of Healthy Bone for Life (HBFL)

23/10/2009 00:00




Osteoporosis Awareness Society Of Kuala Lumpur celebrated the first World Osteoporosis Day in Malaysia in 2009. World Osteoporosis Day Carnival was held successfully from the 23rd to 25th of October 2009 in Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall. It was officiated by The Secretary General of Ministry of Women, Family & Community Development of Malaysia, Tan Sri Faizah Mohd Tahir.


The ceremony was supported by sponsors such as Fonterra Brands, Rottapharm Madaus, Tetra Pak, Nestle Products and Wyeth Consumer Healthcare. It was also very well attended by media as well as the publics.

The core program of “Healthy Bone for Life” and the Healthy Bone for Life Family Guidebook were launched during the Carnival. This was followed by public advisory services which include Ultrasound Scan of calcaneum and IOF One Minute Risk Test for high risk individuals.

There were about eight hundred subjects screened using both ultrasound calcaneum and IOF One Minute Risk Test. About three hundred and fifty copies of HBFL Family Guidebook sold during the Carnival. Booth activities and various stage activities such as flexercise, clown magic shows and interactive games were also the highlight during the Carnival. Our OASKL Council Members had conducted seven public talks to the publics.

The event was covered well by our medias from three main languages, Malay, English and Chinese. We look forward for the next World Osteoporosis Day Celebration and hope to do it even better.



There were about eight hundred subjects screened using both ultrasound calcaneum and IOF One Minute Risk Test. About three hundred and fifty copies of HBFL Family Guidebook sold during the Carnival. Booth activities and various stage activities such as flexercise, clown magic shows and interactive games were also the highlight during the Carnival. Our OASKL Council Members had conducted seven public talks to the publics.

The event was covered well by our medias from three main languages, Malay, English and Chinese. We look forward for the next World Osteoporosis Day Celebration and hope to do it even better.