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FLS as a proven solution to deliver effective and sustainable secondary fracture prevention


This presentation will cover the managing complexity of FLS (Fracture Liaison Service) at an organisational perspective by elaborating on the following:

  • Definition for FLS
  • The benefits of FLS
  • Health economics of FLS
  • How the CTF programme can support local efforts

About our expert Dr Kassim Javaid

Dr Kassim Javaid
Associate Professor

University Lecturer in Metabolic Bone Disease

Dr Javaid studied medicine at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and did his house jobs in London. He then finished a three-year SHO rotation in medicine at Southampton General Hospital followed by 8 months as a registrar before starting at the MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit in October 2000.

His research areas are in epidemiology and adult metabolic bone disease focusing on vitamin D, osteoporosis, secondary fracture prevention and rare bone diseases.

The National Osteoporosis Foundation of South Africa is a non-profit, voluntary health organisation dedicated to promoting lifelong bone health in South Africa. The content, opinions and statements made in this module are those of the presenter's healthcare professional and do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsor or mediXeed