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Hellenic Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism

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Office address Hellenic Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism
2 Thrakis St.
151 24 Maroussi
Phone +30 1 612 8606
Fax +30 1 612 8606

Last updated on 02/18/2005

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Public meeting held on in Thessaloniki for World Osteoporosis Day

The Hellenic Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism celebrated World Osteoporosis Day in Thessaloniki , the second largest city in Greece, on the 19th of October 2003.

A public meeting was held in a large theatre, featuring five to six presentations on osteoporosis, and its relation to nutrition, its pathology and the consequences - fractures as a result of falls. Prevention was also a prominent theme. The audience included people of all ages and social backgrounds. The event was supported by posters and the one-minute risk test. Prof. Peter Burckhardt, Chair of IOF’s Committee of National Societies was invited to speak on the occasion.


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