Multidisciplinary Osteoporotic Forum

Society Multidisciplinary Osteoporotic Forum
Office Address Silesian University School of Medicine - Dpt of Nephrology, Endo Poland
Phone +48 32 25 52 695
Fax +48 32 25 53 726
Geographical Area Covered Poland
Year of foundation 1988
Number of members 340 (300 patients)

Services Provided
Patient support groups Yes
Education materials for public Yes
Education materials for doctors Yes

Staff
Chief Executive Officer T. Kazmierski
Representative at IOF Prof. Andrzej Wiecek
Number of staff members 10

Activties
Science/medical Educational courses for practitioners also in post graduated medical education, educational work with hospital doctors and nurses, about 10 yearly meetings in different parts of the country, articles in local medical papers
Support local, regional groups Yes
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, exhibition material, video for research, TV and radio activities, general public advice, newsletter
Lobbying Lobbying politicians and health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from commercial corporations, membership fees