Research and Information Group on Osteoporosis (GRIO)

Society Research and Information Group on Osteoporosis (GRIO)
Office Address Service de Rhumatologie France
Phone (33) 1 58 41 25 84
Fax (33) 1 44 07 01 07
Geographical Area Covered France
Year of foundation 1986
Number of members 1387

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

Staff
Chief Executive Officer JP Sabatier, C. Ribot, E. Drapier-Faure, B. Cortet, B. Sutter
Representative at IOF Prof. Thierry Thomas
Staff members 25

Activties
Science/medical Educational work with practitioners and hospital doctors, meetings and conferences, Website www.osteoporose-grio.com, newsletters, interviews of staff members for TV release
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, exhibition material, video, TV and radio activities, general public advice
Lobbying Lobbying health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from commercial corporations, membership fees