Osteoporosis Canada

Society Osteoporosis Canada
Office Address 1200 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 500 Canada
Phone 1-416-696-2663
Fax
Geographical Area Covered Canada
Year of foundation 1982
Number of members 3400 members, 100,000 donors

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

Staff
Chief Executive Officer Dr. Famida Jiwa
Representative at IOF Dr Famida Jiwa
Number of staff members 60

Activties
Science/medical Educational work with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses, meetings and conferences, publications (guidelines), Newsletters: Yes
Support local, regional groups Yes
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, exhibition material, website, video, TV and radio, exhibition material
Lobbying Lobbying hospitals, politicians and health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from donations, commercial corporations, and health authorities, public fund raising, membership fees Other sources of funding: Government