IOF - International Osteoporosis Foundation

Left Navigation
Member Societies List of Member Societies Member News Committee of National Societies How to Join  
Top Navigation Homepage Search Sitemap Contact IOF Members Only

Liga Colombiana de Lucha contra la Osteoporosis

Contact Details

Office address LIGA COLOMBIANA DE LUCHA CONTRA LA
OSTEOPOROSIS
Calle 125
N 42-37
Bogota
COLOMBIA
Phone + 571 651 4710
Fax + 57 1 651 4719
E-mail fbustos@huesosano.org
Website http://www.huesosano.org

Last updated on 07/28/2005

See full society profile

Society News

WOD celebrated in Bogotá with exercise, dancing


To celebrate World Osteoporosis 2005, the Liga Colombiana de Lucha contra la Osteoporosis held a large public event in Parqué Simon Bolivar, one of the most important parks in Bogota. Around 3000 people were able to see a gymnastics demonstration and dance to the Erika Ender song "Un Cuerpo Sano." 600 people were also able to receive a free bone densitometry test in the park. Several press agencies were present at the event and IOF advertisements were broadcast as well, reaching even more Colombians.

29.11.2005


Page Top

LIGA campaigns focus on exercise and calcium intake in youth

LIGA COLOMBIANA DE LUCHA CONTRA LA OSTEOPOROSIS is carrying out a campaign to increase the consumption of milk, specially in children. This campaign, which focuses on prevention, ties into the planned activities for WOD. To emphasize the importance of exercise, the LIGA is planning to work with elementary and high schools in different cities across the country to encourage young people to exercise. During the WOD, many young people from everywhere in Colombia will be exercising at noon, and they will be informed about osteoporosis and exercise. The LIGA will hold a program in thw most important park in Bogota, with gymnastics demonstrations, a great walk around, and free BMD measurement for about 600 people, who previously must take the "IOF one minute test". Also, (not confirmed yet) the LIGA will try to arrange an "all star soccer game" with famous Colombian veteran players. Further information to follow.

28.07.2005


Page Top

Major public event in Bogotá's main park

A large public event featuring different activities was held at "Parque Simón Bolivar", the biggest and most important in Bogotá.

Read full story

11.10.2004


Page Top


Homepage | Search | Sitemap | Contact IOF | Members Only

© 2003 International Osteoporosis Foundation:
About IOF | Legal Disclaimer