Welcome to Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation Nigeria

 

The OI foundation Nigeria is the sole organization set up to address the needs of people born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) in Nigeria and will be working with other African and international OI, organizations.

 

Our charity wants a world in which the needs of people in Nigeria and around the world living with Osteogenesis Imperfect (brittle bone disease) are understood, respected and to fully met their needs.

 

We will work towards improving the quality of life for people diagnosed with OI in the country by providing advice, raising awareness, providing information, providing treatment and in the future be able to provide more like wheelchairs and equipment needed for quality and comfortable life.

 

We will also support and work with specialist healthcare professionals locally and internationally.

 

 

What Is Brittle Bone Disease?


Brittle bone disease is a disorder that results in fragile bones to break easily. It’s typically present at birth, but it only develops in children who have a family history of the disease.
The disease is often referred to as osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), which means “imperfectly formed bone.”

 

 

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