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Brazilian Society of Osteoporosis (SOBRAO)

World Osteoporosis Day March attracted hundreds

On October 26, 2003 the Brazilian Society of Osteoporosis held a public event at the Forte do Leme, a historic venue near Copabana beach. Hundreds of people, wearing World Osteoporosis Day T-shirts, attended the event which included a community march, exercise, and free bone density examination for those a risk of osteoporosis.

The event was sponsored by Tetra Pak and Lilly with the support of the veja Rio and Jornal do Brasil.

Speakers at a press conference held for invited journalists included (from left) IOF Board Member from Argentina Dr. J. Zanchetta, ; IOF CEO Daniel Navid, Chairman of SOBRAO Dr. Rubem Lederman,; SOBRAO Managing Director Mrs. Myriam Hagen


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