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Lebanese Osteoporosis Prevention Society

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Contact Details

Office address Dr. Ghassan Maalouf
Lebanese Osteoporosis Prevention Society
Elias Baaklini Str.
Kazan Bldg., 1st floor
Achrafie - Sassine
Beirut - Lebanon
Phone +961 1 337 227
+961 1 331 162
Fax +961 1 331 372
E-mail osteo@lynx.net.lb
Website http://www.lops.org
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General Information

Geographical area covered Across the country
Year of foundation July 26, 1994
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Board

Chairman Mrs. Maha Makari
President Mrs. Maha Makari
Vice President Mrs. Colette Salamoun
Treasurer Mrs. Marie-Lyne Majdalani
Board committees Public Relations Coordinator:
Ms. Helene Andrea,
Media Coordinator: Mrs. Lidia Maamerbachi
Scientific Committee president: Dr. Charles Saab
Members:
Dr. Farid Bedran
Dr. Jihad Ezzedine
Dr. Ramzi Mousharrafieh
Dr. Paul Rizk
General Secretary Assoc. Prof. Ghassan Maalouf
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Staff

Representative at IOF Dr. Ghassan Maalouf
Number of staff members 5
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Membership

Number of members 120
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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;
Publications: study on Bone Mineral Density, articles, conference abstracts, Osteoporosis "the Silent crippler", Osteoporosis, prevention booklet, poster on osteoporosis;
Video on "Osteoporosis: an overview" and 15minutes awareness & prevention film, OSTEO-NEWS, issued every 3 months, exhibition material
Lobbying Lobbying hospitals and health authorities
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, exhibition material, video, TV and radio activities, general public advice, newsletter
Fundraising, Finance and administration Funds from donations and commercial corporations, membership fees
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