OIFE

In Memory of Ida

We struggle to find the words to announce the death of OIFE’s 2nd Vice President Ida Männistö (30) from Finland. Ida passed away in her own home on October 19th 2019. Ida was curious, smart, fearless, engaged and never afraid of new challenges. She lived life to the fullest and we feel so very sad…

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OIFE

New OIFE volunteer

Who are you and what is your connection to OI? I am Julien Delaye, 26 years old, living in Belgium. Over the past seven years, I studied marketing, European Public Health, and more recently Public Policy and Administration, which took me to several places such as Denmark, the Netherlands, Finland and Ireland. A few months…

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MEMBERS

New OIFE member Ghana

We are happy to announce that the Annual General Meeting has voted in favor of accepting OIF GHANA as a new associate member of OIFE. We now have 35 member organizations in our umbrella. Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation Ghana was established in May 2017 and is led by chair Justina Yiadom-Boakye. In the article below you…

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Wishbone Day 2019

The international awareness day of OI – Wishbone Day is coming up in less than 2 weeks (on May 6th). Do you want to help us color the world yellow and spread awareness about OI, OIFE and the OI-community? Then try out our frame for your Facebook profile photo! Go to OIFE’s Facebook-page and click…

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EVENTS

OIFE AGM 2019

OIFE’s 26th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in Riga, Latvia from June 15th – 16th following the topical meeting See, Hear, Smile! If you plan to take part in both the topical meeting and the OIFE AGM, you need to register for BOTH events separately. Time OIFE AGM: June 15th 14.30 – June…

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MEDICAL

Share your experience with treatments

HAVE YOU EVER RECEIVED TREATMENT FOR YOUR OI? Then OIFE & EURORDIS is interested in hearing from you. Take 10 minutes to complete the new #RareBarometer survey on your experience of rare disease treatments and share your views. Survey available here in 23 languages: http://bit.ly/eurordis-survey NOTE! New this time is that you don’t have to…

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MEMBERS

New OIFE member – Ukraine

Who are you and what is your relationship to OI? My name is Karina and I am mother to 8 year old girl with OI type 3. We live in Rovno, which is located in Western Ukraine. Can you tell us a few words about Ukraine? Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It has…

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CONFERENCES

OIFE at Mereo

On January 22nd 2019 OIFE was invited to the pharmaceutical company Mereo Biopharma in London to talk about OI from the perspective of people who have OI themselves. OIFE was represented by Honorary Member Taco van Welzenis, who also talked about how the OI-community is organized and what is important for us in research and…

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