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Lega Italiana Osteoporosi (LIOS)

LIOS launches national study on quality of life in patients with osteoporosis - and carries out extensive media campaign for WOD

Initiatives of Lega Italiana Osteoporosi for WOD 2002


1. Advertising campaign on the WOD, in collaboration with 14 national daily newspapers (including the 3 most widely read).


2. Radio and TV interviews


3. Thursday 17 October at the Press Club in Milan, public meeting on "Quality of life and osteoporosis".

Participants: Simonetta Betti, Maria Luisa Bianchi, Sergio Ortolani. Moderator: Gianna Milano, medical journalist of Panorama magazine.

4. Launch of a national study on "Quality of life in patients with osteoporosis", in collaboration with SIOMMMS (Italian Society for Osteoporosis, Mineral Metabolism and Skeletal Diseases) and the Institute of Psychology of the University of Milano.

5. Continuing collaboration with UNITRE (The University of Third Age), with which 10 meetings in 10 Italian cities have already been held in the past months.
The 2002 programme will be completed with 4 more meetings:
- Saturday 26 October, Civitavecchia (Roma)
- Friday 15 November, Perosa e Valli (Torino)
- Monday 9 December, Torino San Marco (Torino)
- Friday 13 December, Beinasco (Torino)
For details, call 02-39211533 o 39264299 or visit
http://www.lios.it
(free admission for all those interested)

6. A Direct phone line with Lega Italiana Osteoporosi. During November, Monday thru Wednesday, from 3 to 6 pm, an expert will answer phone questions on the prevention of osteoporosis.

7. Thursday 12 December,
Concert of the Group Amadé in favor of Lega Italiana Osteoporosi at the Milan Conservatory of Music AGiuseppe Verdi@. Music by C. Saint-Saens, F. Danzi, G. Briccialdi e A. Ponchielli. For details, call 02-39211533 o 39264299 or visit http://www.lios.it

8. Launch of the new internet site http://www.lios.it

9. Creation of a ADiary 2003 for the prevention of osteoporosis@, with calcium-rich recipes, advice, information (free admission for all those interested)

6. A Direct phone line@ with Lega Italiana Osteoporosi. During November, Monday thru Wednesday, from 3 to 6 pm, an expert will answer phone questions on the prevention of osteoporosis.

7. Thursday 12 December,
Concert of the Group Amadé in favor of Lega Italiana Osteoporosi at the Milan Conservatory of Music AGiuseppe Verdi@. Music by C. Saint-Saens, F. Danzi, G. Briccialdi e A. Ponchielli. For details, call 02-39211533 o 39264299 or visit LIOS website

8. Launch of the new internet site http://www.lios.it

9. Creation of a ADiary 2003 for the prevention of osteoporosis@, with calcium-rich recipes, advice, information

04.11.2002


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