Bulgarian League for the Prevention of Osteoporosis (BLPO)

Society Bulgarian League for the Prevention of Osteoporosis (BLPO)
Office Address Bulgarian League for the Prevention of Osteoporosis Bulgaria
Phone +359 2 895 6220
Fax +359 2 895 6220
Geographical Area Covered Bulgaria
Year of foundation 1998
Number of members 2812 of which 33 healthcare professionals

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

Staff
Chief Executive Officer Kovatcheva Roussanka
Representative at IOF Prof. Borissova Anna-Maria
Number of staff members 7

Activties
Science/medical Training courses and conferences with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses, Annual Conference of Bone Metabolic Disease, Annual Endocrinology Conference, two booklets for the patients and a leaflet, exhibition material (poster)
Support local, regional groups Yes, in three other towns in the country
Public awareness and education Publications, weekly meetings, exhibition material (poster), TV and radio, general public advice
Lobbying Lobbying hospitals, politicians and health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from commercial corporations, membership fees