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The Israeli Foundation for Osteoporosis and Bone Diseases

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General Information

Geographical area covered All the country is covered
Year of foundation 1998
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Board

Chairman Professor U.A. Liberman
President Professor U.A. Liberman
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Contact Details

Office address The Israeli Foundation for Osteoporosis and Bone Diseases
PO Box 15/3
Pondes Lanna 3700
Israel
Phone + 972 6 627 45 49
Fax + 972 6 627 45 49
E-mail Ifob@internet.zahav.net
Website http://www.ifob.too.co.il
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Staff

Chief Executive Mrs Irit Inbar
Representative at IOF U.A. Liberman or Mrs Inbar
Number of staff members 2
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Membership

Number of members 3000
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Services Provided

Telephone help line Open line location: in 2 hospitals
Patient support groups Yes
Education materials for public Yes
Education materials for doctors Yes
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Activities

Science/medical A seminar for doctors How to lecture about osteoporosis;
Publications: "You can treat your bone", "Questions and answers", "More about osteoporosis";
1 Newsletter, video on first steps to understand what is osteoporosis, doctors slide set
Support local, regional groups First one will be open in April 1999
Lobbying Lobbying politicians and health authorities
Public awareness and education Video, TV and radio activities, newsletter for patients 4 in a year
Fundraising, Finance and administration Funds from donations and commercial corporations, public fund raising, membership fees;
Other sources of funding: Industry (food industry), family funds
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Last updated on 07/15/2002

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