Costarican Osteoporosis Foundation

Society Costarican Osteoporosis Foundation
Office Address Costarican Osteoporosis Foundation/, Fundación Costarricense de Osteoporosis, Apartado Postal 17 Costa Rica
Phone (506) 271 2838
Fax (506) 2346639
Geographical Area Covered Costa Rica
Year of foundation 2000
Number of members 5

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

Chief Executive Officer Luis Jimenez-Briceño
Representative at IOF Luis Jimenez-Briceño
Number of staff members 5

Science/medical Training in diagnosis/ management of osteoporosis for practitioners and hospital doctors, training in patient education for nurses, meetings and conferences
Public awareness and education Informative brochures, meetings every 2 weeks, exhibition material (slides for speeches), video in project, interviews on TV and radio, medical advice/ education for general public, newsletter in project, slide-set, exhibition material (slides/ videos from pharmaceutical companies)
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from donations (50 %), public fund raising(50 %)