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Belgian Association for Osteoporosis Patients

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General Information

Geographical area covered Belgium
Year of foundation 1999
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Board

Chairman Dr. Christine Pouliart
President Dr. Christine Pouliart
Vice President Dr. Frank Raeman
Treasurer Mrs. Jeanne de Chantal Hellings
General Secretary Dr. Véronique Halkin
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Contact Details

Office address Belgian Association for Osteoporosis Patients
St. Laureisstraat 85
2018 Antwerpen
Belgium
Phone +32 3 272 52 27
Fax +32 3 216 38 64
E-mail osteoporose@bvo-abo.be
Website http://www.bvo-abo.be
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Staff

Chief Executive Dr. Christine Pouliart
Representative at IOF Ann Van Leuven, Alain Schellekens, Jan Cordon, Sabine Franckaert
Number of staff members volunteers
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Membership

Number of members 1100
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Services Provided

Telephone help line +32 3 272 52 27 MO - THU 15.00-19.00 hrs
Patient support groups Yes
Education materials for public Yes
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Activities

Science/medical Not yet
Support local, regional groups Per province
Lobbying Lobbying politicians and health authorities
Public awareness and education Brochure, exhibition material, video, interviews on TV and radio, general public advice with documentation, newsletter 4 times per year
Fundraising, Finance and administration Public fund raising, funds from 3 different commercial corporations(60%), membership fees (Yes, 10%)
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Last updated on 10/12/2003

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