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Swiss Association against Osteoporosis

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Staff
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General Information

Geographical area covered Switzerland
Year of foundation 1989
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Board

Chairman Prof. René Rizzoli
President Prof. René Rizzoli
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Contact Details

Office address Swiss Association against Osteoporosis
Prof. R.Rizzoli
Division of Bone Diseases
Hôpital Cantonal Universitaire
1211 Genève 14

Switzerland
Phone (41) 22 372 99 50
Fax (41) 22 382 99 73
E-mail rizzoli@cmu.unige.ch
Website http://www.svgo.ch
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Staff

Representative at IOF Prof. Peter Burckhardt
Number of staff members 0
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Membership

Number of members 324
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Services Provided

Education materials for public Yes
Education materials for doctors Yes
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Activities

Science/medical Educational work with practitioners, planned is the publication of guidelines for diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
Lobbying Lobbying health authorities
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, TV and radio activities, general public advice, video on physiology and pathohpysiology of bone metabolism
Fundraising, Finance and administration Funds from donations and commercial corporations, membership fees
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Last updated on 11/11/2002

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