Beinvernd The Icelandic Osteoporosis Foundation

Society Beinvernd – The Icelandic Osteoporosis Foundation
Office Address Postbox 161 Iceland
Phone +354 897 3119
Fax +354 525 1850
Geographical Area Covered Iceland
Year of foundation 1997
Number of members 150

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

Staff
Chief Executive Officer Halldora Björnsdottir
Representative at IOF Ms Halldora Björnsdottir
Staff members Secretary: Anna Bjorg Aradottir

Activties
Science/medical Educational work with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses, meetings and conferences
Support local, regional groups Yes
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, video for research, TV and radio activities, general public advice
Lobbying Lobbying hospitals, politicians and health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from donations and commercial corporations, membership fees