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Beinvernd The Icelandic Osteoporosis Foundation

World Osteoporosis Day 2005 seminar with Minister of Health

Beinvernd´s TV ad appeared on the three main TV channels. A print ad appeared in the two of the most read newspapers and also as a poster which was posted in public places and buildings.

A new booklet on physical exercise and osteoporosis was published as was the year's second newsletter.

A seminar was held on physical exercise and osteoporosis for professionals in the field of human movement and exercise, such as physiotherapists, physical education teachers and trainers and exercise specialists. The Seminars agenda as follows:

13:00-13:15 Opening by the Minister of Health

13:15-14:00 A lecture given by Dr. Ornolfur Valdimarsson, MD., P.hD.

14:00-14:45 A lecture given by Sigridur Lara Gudmundsdottir, Cand.Polit.

14:45-15:00 Coffee break and calcium rich refreshments

15:00-15:45 A lecture given by Ella Kolbrun Kristinsdottir, Ass. Professor

15:45-16:00 Adjournment

The seminar was very successful and attracted media attention.

Participants, mostly allied health professionals, at World Osteoporosis Day seminar

Minister of Health Jon Kristjansson spoke at the seminar

Poster and advertisement


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