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Lega Italiana Osteoporosi (LIOS)

General Information
Board
Contact Details
Staff
Membership
Services Provided
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General Information

Geographical area covered Italy
Year of foundation 1981
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Board

Chairman Dr. Sergio Ortolani
President Dr. Sergio Ortolani
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Contact Details

Office address Lega Italiana Osteoporosi
Via Masolino da Panicale, 6
20155 Milano
Italy
Phone +39 02 392 11 533 or
+39 02 392 64 299
Fax +39 02 392 11 533
E-mail info@lios.it
Website http://www.lios.it
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Staff

Chief Executive Dr. Maria Luisa Bianchi
Representative at IOF Dr. Maria Luisa Bianchi
Number of staff members 8
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Membership

Number of members 3'500
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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 and hospital doctors, meetings and conferences, publications, video on bone densitometry, exhibition material
Lobbying Lobbying politicians and health authorities
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, exhibition material, video for research, TV and radio activities, general public advice, newsletter
Fundraising, Finance and administration Funds from donations (10 %) and commercial corporations (40 %), membership fees (50 %)
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Last updated on 04/04/2003

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