Lebanese Osteoporosis Prevention Society

Society Lebanese Osteoporosis Prevention Society
Office Address Bellevue Medical Center Hospital Lebanon
Phone +961 1 682 666
Geographical Area Covered Across the country
Year of foundation July 26, 1994
Number of members 120

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

Representative at IOF Farid Bedran
Number of staff members 5

Science/medical Educational work with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses, meetings and conferences; Publications: study on Bone Mineral Density, articles, conference abstracts, Osteoporosis "the Silent crippler", Osteoporosis, prevention booklet, poster on osteoporosis; Video on "Osteoporosis: an overview" and 15minutes awareness & prevention film, OSTEO-NEWS, issued every 3 months, exhibition material
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, exhibition material, video, TV and radio activities, general public advice, newsletter
Lobbying Lobbying hospitals and health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from donations and commercial corporations, membership fees