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Deutsches Grünes Kreuz

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General Information

Geographical area covered Germany
Year of foundation 1948
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Board

Chairman Prof. Dr. Burghard Stück
President Prof. Dr. Burghard Stück
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Contact Details

Office address Deutsches Grünes Kreuz
im Kilian
Schuhmarkt 4
35037 Marburg/Lahn
Germany
Phone +49 6421 293 119
Fax +49 6421 293 762
E-mail osteoporose@kilian.de
Website http://www.dgk.de
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Staff

Chief Executive Dr. Hans von Stackelberg,
Barbara von Stackelberg,
Dr. Sigrid Ley
Representative at IOF Mr. Klaus-Arndt Hueter
Number of staff members 74
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Membership

Number of members 1'994
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Services Provided

Telephone help line Yes
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 on regional level, medical guidelines, patient advisory book, patient advisory booklet, leaflet for the youth, newsletters "DGK Themen", slide-set, exhibition material
Lobbying Lobbying politicians and health authorities
Public awareness and education Leaflets, booklets, books, computer service programmes;
Press conferences, country wide public information campaigns with regional and local activities;
Exhibition material (Stand display according to the subject);
More than 200 TV-editorials and 1500 radio-broadcasts per year;
Services to the print media with a total circulation of more than 1 billion per year;
Newsletter with four editions per year
Fundraising, Finance and administration Funds from commercial corporations (45%), membership fees, funds from health authorities (project related 0,5%)
Other sources of funding: Proceeds from the subsidiaries 45%: DGK-Förderergesellschaft (support society), medialog (agency for public relations and marketing), Verlag im Kilian (publishing house)
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Last updated on 05/06/2003

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