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Fundación Costarricense de Osteoporosis

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General Information

Geographical area covered Costa Rica
Year of foundation 2000
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Board

Chairman Nieves Monge
President Nieves Monge
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Contact Details

Office address Fundación Costarricense de Osteoporosis
P.O. Box 1755-2100
Guadalupe/Costa Rica
Phone (506) 271 2838
Toll free(Costa Rica): 800-POROSIS
Fax (506) 2346639
E-mail ibuxid@racsa.co.cr
Website http://www.osteoporosiscostarica.com
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Staff

Chief Executive Luis Jime'nez-Briceño
Representative at IOF Luis Jime'nez-Briceño
Number of staff members 5
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Membership

Number of members 5
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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 Training in diagnosis/ management of osteoporosis for practitioners and hospital doctors, training in patient education for nurses, meetings and conferences
Public awareness and education Informative brochures, meetings every 2 weeks, exhibition material (slides for speeches), video in project, interviews on TV and radio, medical advice/ education for general public, newsletter in project, slide-set, exhibition material (slides/ videos from pharmaceutical companies)
Fundraising, Finance and administration Funds from donations (50 %), public fund raising(50 %)
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Last updated on 01/29/2003

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