Bone and Joint Health Action Week is held in October and sponsored by the United States Bone and Joint Initiative, NFP.
Bone and Joint Health Action Week is part of a global initiative to increase awareness among the public and focuses attention within the medical and political communities on musculoskeletal health and wellness.
Bone and Joint Health Action Week incorporates five special days that draw even greater attention to specific impairments:
World Arthritis Day – October 12
World Spine Day – October 16
World Trauma Day – October 17
World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day – October 19
World Osteoporosis Day – October 20
Bone and Joint Health Action Week Sponsor:
United States Bone and Joint Initiative, NFP
To learn more, visit http://www.usbji.org/programs/public-education-programs/action-week
The awareness color for Osteoporosis is White.