Hungarian Society for Osteoporosis and Osteoarthrology

Society Hungarian Society for Osteoporosis and Osteoarthrology
Office Address bimbo 138 Hungary
Phone +361 213 7180
Fax +361 213 7180
Geographical Area Covered Hungary
Year of foundation 1990
Organization name in local language Magyar Primer Prevenciós Orvosi Egyesület
Number of members 580

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

Staff
Representative at IOF Prof. Istvan S. Marton

Activties
Science/medical Courses for general practitioners, lecturing at postgraduate courses for hospital doctors, educational work with nurses, yearly conference, publication "silent epidemic" (Hungarian translation) for professionals, newsletter, videos with exercises and lectures for nurses
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, video, TV and radio activities, general public advice, newsletter
Lobbying Lobbying health authorities for health program for year 2000
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from commercial corporations to sponsor meetings (50 %), membership fees (50 %)