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Beinvernd The Icelandic Osteoporosis Foundation

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Contact Details

Office address Beinvernd The Icelandic Osteoporosis Society
Postbox 161
270 Mosfellsbaer
Iceland
Phone +354 897 3119
Fax +354 525 1850
E-mail beinvernd@beinvernd.is or
Halldora@beinvernd.is
Website http://www.beinvernd.is
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General Information

Geographical area covered Iceland
Year of foundation 1997
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Board

Patron Ingibjorg Palmadottir, former long-term health minister
President Dr. Bjorn Gudbjornsson
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Staff

Chief Executive Halldora Björnsdottir
Representative at IOF Halldora Björnsdottir
Staff members Secretary: Anna Bjorg Aradottir
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Membership

Number of members 150
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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 Educational work with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses, meetings and conferences
Support local, regional groups Yes
Lobbying Lobbying hospitals, politicians and health authorities
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, video for research, TV and radio activities, general public advice
Fundraising, Finance and administration Funds from donations and commercial corporations, membership fees
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