In this section you will find approved materials for communicating about AO Foundation's 60 years anniversary. These materials will help you to communicate in a consistent way about the anniversary. ​ 

If you need assistance using these materials please contact the AO Foundation Communications & Events department.

Additional materials are currently in development. As soon as they are available they will be posted on this page. Please check back for updates.


AO Foundation
Communications & Events

Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos

Phone: +41 81 414 28 25

Maurice Müller book launch  
Maurice Edmond Müller, in His Own Words

AO Foundation Past President and honorary member Joseph Schatzker has written a book titled Maurice Edmond Müller, in His Own Words. The book looks at Müller's contribution to the AO's origins and development. It was launched during this year's AO Trustees Meeting in Basel, and is available for download here.

Evaluation of healt economic impact of AO Foundation 
Economist Intelligence Unit report

On December 8, 2018, a report was  released by the Economist Intelligence Unit​ (EIU), At Breaking Point: Understanding the impact of musculoskeletal injuries in low- and middle-income countries​, published as part of events to mark the AO Foundation's 60th anniversary. 
Read more.

Economic impact on Davos and Canton Grisons 
Economic Impact of the AO on Davos and the Canton of Grisons

On November 9, 2018, a study was released focused on the local and global economic impact of the AO Foundation. This project was completed in collaboration with the Institute for Systemic Management and Publi​c Governance, University St. Gallen. Read the complete study here 

Maurice Müller book launch  
Leading a Surgical Revolution

On December 8, 2018, at the AO Foundation's 60th anniversary celebration​, Professor Jean-Pierre Jeannet​ unveiled a book about a group of Swiss surgeons who, 60 years ago, set their minds to solving a problem with a far-reaching economic, social, and human impact—how trauma and musculoskeletal disorders were treated. Get your copy here.