What is the Bone and Joint Decade?
The Bone and Joint Decade is the only organisation that brings together all stakeholders across the globe, considering all musculoskeletal conditions and providing access to high - level policy makers. Created in 1998 and launched in 2000 The Bone and Joint Decade is an umbrella organisation, that gains its strength from bringing together national and international professional, scientific and patient organisations. It is endorsed by the UN and WHO and support has been declared by over 60 governments. In 2010 the Decade renewed its mandate for another 10 years with the Vision “Keep People Moving”.
The Bone and Joint Decade is focused on health policy and evidence with a mandate to develop strategies and set the agenda, aimed at improving quality of life by implementing effective prevention and treatment through its unified voice and global reach.
Bone and Joint Decade 2010 - 2020
The Bone and Joint Decade (BJD) was endorsed by the United Nations and the World Health Organisation to improve the health-related quality of life for people with musculoskeletal disorders.
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