Name of education programme
Growing Healthy Bones Avoiding Osteoporosis
Fundación Hispana de Osteoporosis y Enfermedades Metabólicas Oseas (FHOEMO)
Professor Aurelio Rapado
Fundación Hispana de Osteoporosis y Enfermedades Metabólicas Oseas
Gil de Santivañes 6-2º dcha
Description of the programme
The programme, which concentrates on delivering recommendations for growing strong, healthy bones and for avoiding fractures, is run in schools as an extra-curricular activity. For World Osteoporosis Day a writing contest was organised by FHOEMO and interested teachers.
Is the programme still running?
Girls aged 12-16
Boys aged 12-16
Has the programme been approved by your scientific advisory committee?
What worked well
Teenagers, their parents and grandparents all showed interest.
What didn't work well
Limited support from health authorities.
Type of information and material available
Are you willing to provide material and advice to other IOF members?
Languages in which the material is available
Danone Dairy Products
Private Schools and Community Health Councils
Did the programme use celebrities, role models or mentors?
Is the programme suitable for other countries?