National Osteoporosis Foundation South Africa

Society National Osteoporosis Foundation South Africa
Office Address Somerset Building 2 - Sui South Africa
Phone +27 (0) 21 976 4995
Fax +27 (0) 21 976 4999
Geographical Area Covered South Africa
Year of foundation 1993
Number of members 1180 patients 636 healthcare professionals

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

Staff
Chief Executive Officer Ms Tereza Hough
Representative at IOF Ms Tereza Hough
Number of staff members 3

Activties
Science/medical Educational work with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses, meetings and conferences, physicians manual in progress, slide-set, exhibition material, newsletter
Support local, regional groups Yes, 2 established groups
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, exhibition material, TV and radio activities, general public advice, newsletter, helpline, personalized answers to letters, patient information brochure, talks
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from donations and commercial corporations (60 %), membership fees (15 %), public fund raising (25 %)