Bundesselbsthilfeverband für Osteoporose (BfO)

Society Bundesselbsthilfeverband für Osteoporose (BfO)
Office Address Kirchfeldstrasse 149 Germany
Phone +49 211- 30 13 14-0
Fax +49 211- 30 13 14-10
Geographical Area Covered Germany
Year of foundation 1987
Organization name in local language Bundesselbsthilfeverband für Osteoporose e.V.
Number of members 17,000 (patients)

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

Chief Executive Officer Gisela Klatt
Representative at IOF Dr. Thorsten Freikamp
Number of staff members 8

Science/medical Educational work with nurses (health gymnastics), meetings and conferences, publications and booklets, newsletters, exhibition material
Support local, regional groups Yes, about 350
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, exhibition material, special health gymnastics, general public advice, newsletter
Lobbying Lobbying health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from donations, public fund raising, membership fees Other sources of funding: Sponsoring