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Sociedad Uruguaya de Reumatologia

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General Information

Geographical area covered Uruguay
Year of foundation 1939
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Board

Chairman Renée Souto
President Renée Souto
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Contact Details

Office address Sociedad uruguaya de Reumatologia
Av. Italia s/n esq.
Las Heras
Phone + 59 8 2 487 87 76
Fax + 59 8 2 487 87 76
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Staff

Chief Executive Renée Souto
Number of staff members 8
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Membership

Number of members 120
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Services Provided

Patient support groups Yes
Education materials for public Yes
Education materials for doctors Yes
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Activities

Science/medical Educational work with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses, meetings and conferences, publications, 3 rheumatology letters. CLAMAR Learning how to live with arthritis;
Video on Hand rehabilitation, slide-set on Shoulder / Hand / Osteoporosis
Support local, regional groups Uruguayan county
Lobbying National Institute of rheumatology Ministry of health
Public awareness and education Monthly newsletter scientific magazine 2 per year, 4 meetings per year plus monthly scientific meeting, exhibition material (poster), video and video for research, TV and radio activities, general public advice
Fundraising, Finance and administration Funds from commercial corporations (99 %), membership fees (1 %)
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Last updated on 07/17/2002

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