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Osteoporosis New Zealand Inc

General Information
Board
Contact Details
Staff
Membership
Services Provided
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General Information

Geographical area covered New Zealand
Year of foundation 1999
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Board

Patron Her Excellency the Governor General, Dame Silvia Cartwright
Chairman The Hon. Margaret Austin
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Contact Details

Office address Osteoporosis New Zealand Inc
PO Box 688
Wellington
New Zealand
Phone +64 4 499 48 62
Fax +64 4 499 48 63
E-mail info@bones.org.nz
Website http://www.bones.org.nz
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Staff

Chief Executive Julia Gallagher
Number of staff members 1
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Membership

Membership categories Medical academics (2), medical practitioners (3), Corporate (3), Former Minister of Crown (1)
Number of members 16
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Services Provided

Education materials for public Yes
Education materials for doctors Yes
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Activities

Science/medical Educational work with practitioners;
Dexa Workshop, July 2001;
Published "Recommendations for the Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis" - 2000,
Published "Recommendations for the Treatment of Glucocorticoid Induced Osteoporosis" - 2002, Slide-set held by 2 scientific board members
Support local, regional groups Canterbury Osteoporosis Society
Lobbying Lobbying politicians and health authorities
Public awareness and education Quarterly newsletter, meetings arranged on request, display stand, general public advice by phone and internet
Fundraising, Finance and administration Funds from donations, pharmaceutical industry sponsorship and dairy industry sponsorship
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Last updated on 09/24/2003

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