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The Society of Life with Osteoporosis

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Office address The Society of Life with Osteoporosis (SLO)
Gazi Universitesi Tip Fakultesi
Fiziksel Tip ve Rehabilitasyon
Ana Bilim Dali
Besevler
06500 Ankara
TURKEY
Phone 90 312 210 4996
Fax 90 312 446 3959
E-mail dernek@osteoporozyasam.org.tr
Website http://www.osteoporozyasam.org.tr

Last updated on 11/15/2005

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Society News

World Osteoporosis Day-2005 Activities of The Society of Life with Osteoporosis(SLO)

A scientific meeting was held for practitioners, family physicians and physiatrists in Erzurum on the 20th of October.



The day after a second meeting was held for the public. The meetings was organised with the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation(PM&R) Department of Atatürk University.The participants underwent BMD tests free of charge.




This service was further given in the outpatient clinic of Atatürk University PM&R Department.Medical counseling and advice was given to people who had BMD tests.
Our Society prepared a booklet which is called "Osteoporosis and Exercise" and distributed to the participants.

"Move it or Lose it" report was translated into Turkish and also distributed to the participants.


WOD-2005 posters were translated into Turkish.



01.11.2005


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Osteoporosis meeting held in Ankara's biggest shopping mall

On 20 October 2004 a public meeting was held at Sanatolia Theatre in the biggest shopping mall in Ankara .

800 people gathered for the meeting which presented "The Society of Life with Osteoporosis" and "International Osteoporosis Foundation" and was followed by a conference on osteoporosis. Free bone mineral testing was done and a risk factor questionnaire was given to the participants. Some of IOF's slides were translated into Turkish and were used during the presentation. The press was invited to the meeting and the event was shown on a TV channel. The announcement of the meeting was made by means of brochures, billboards, and radio broadcasts.

Also, the Municipality of Ankara contributed to the meeting. The posters of the meeting were displayed on public buses. A one hour interview on the program "A Subject And A Guest" was aired on a TV Channel B".The interview was with the General Secretary of SLO, Dr.Sabire Akin.

22.10.2004


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"Prevention from Osteoporosis"
in the Mother's Day Activity May 1, 2003

A meeting was organised for public entitled "Prevention from Osteoporosis" in Mother's Day on May 11, 2003 at National Library,Ankara

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09.09.2004


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The second Public Education Meeting held in the Yenimahalle County on April 17, 2003

Vesile Sepici, MD, Prof and Gulay Dincer MD, Prof speak at second Public Meeting

09.09.2004


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First Public Educational Meeting
March 12, 2003 Cankaya Ankara

Under the auspicies of Mrs Semra Sezer, First Lady of Republic of Turkey, our society decided to organised "Public Educational Meetings" in the counties of Ankara and several cities.

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09.09.2004


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"OSTEOPOROSIS FAIR" IN ANKARA
ON WORLD OSTEOPOROSIS DAY 2003


The Society of Life with Osteoporosis held an "Osteoporosis Fair" in October, 2003.The fair was held for the public in Ankara.

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13.05.2004


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