Austrian Bone and Mineral Society

Society Austrian Bone and Mineral Society
Office Address c/o VMA Austria
Phone +43 1 405138337
Fax +43 1 4051383937
Geographical Area Covered Austria
Year of foundation 1991
Organization name in local language Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Knochen und Mineralstoffwechsel
Number of members 240

Services Provided
Education materials for public Yes
Education materials for doctors Yes

Staff
Chief Executive Officer Prim. Dr.Peter Bernecker
Representative at IOF Prim. Dr.Peter Bernecker
Number of staff members 10

Activties
Science/medical Educational work with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses, Annual Austrian Osteoporosis Forum, International Conference on Progress in Bone and Mineral Research, publications, expert interviews on video, exhibition material
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings,  exhibition material, TV and radio, general public advice
Lobbying Lobbying health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from commercial corporations (90 %), membership fees