CONFERENCES

Impressions from “Balancing Life with OI”

OIFE’s 5th Topical Meeting “Balancing Life with OI” took place in Stockholm, Sweden, in June 2023. The main topic of this international conference was pain in OI and its impact for instance on physical and mental health, sleep, fatigue, mobility, relationships/families and work/life balance. Here are some impressions from participants: Alessandra Tolaccia My name is…

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Streaming of “Balancing Life with OI”

OIFE’s 5th Topical Meeting “Balancing Life with OI” will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, from June 9-10 2023. The main topic of this international conference is pain in OI and its impact on physical and mental health, sleep, fatigue, mobility, relationships/families and work/life balance. The scope will also cover other rare bone conditions.  Anyone interested in the…

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Abstract Deadline March 6

On 9-10 June we will be organising a conference called "Balancing Life in OI" in Stockholm, on pain and its impact in OI and other rare bone conditions. We invite abstracts and case studies on any aspect of pain in OI and rare bone conditions including: 1. Pathophysiology and mechanisms of pain 2. Causes, assessment…
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OIFE AGM 2022

On Saturday June 4th we were ca 35 people representing 18 member organizations, who came together for OIFE’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022 on Zoom. The agenda included:  Internal news & updates Approval of OIFE’s Annual Report 2021 Approval of financial report 2021 Dissolution of OIFE 1 in the Netherlands because OIFE 2 has been…

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EVENTS

Report from ‘See, Hear, Smile!’

The title and graphic identity of the Latvia meeting Jean Moitry and I attended in Riga is a reference to the Chinese tale of the three monkeys. One of them doesn’t see, the second doesn’t hear and the third hides his mouth. This is an optimistic message because the meaning of the parable is that…

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Seasonal Greetings from OIFE

Dear friends & contacts of OIFE. It’s Christmas Eve in Switzerland and I’m taking a moment before family dinner to look back on the year that has passed. To be honest it has been 12 months of ups and downs in the OIFE. To start with the saddest part, it has been a challenging and…

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Participants of topical meeting See, Hear, Smile!CONFERENCES

Abstracts See, Hear, Smile!

A great topical meeting has come to an end. More than 82 people from 22 countries met in Riga, Latvia from June 14th – 15th to discuss and learn about eyes, ears and teeth of people with OI. The event had a lot of positive feedback already, and we feel we succeeded in creating an…

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