Italian Society of Rheumatology (SIR)

Society Italian Society of Rheumatology (SIR)
Office Address Via Turati 40 Italy
Phone +39 02 65 56 06 77
Fax +39 02 87 15 20 33
Geographical Area Covered Italy
Year of foundation 1949
Organization name in local language Societ√° Italiana di Reumatologia

Services Provided
Patient support groups Yes
Education materials for public Yes

Chief Executive Officer Dott. Luigi Sinigaglia
Representative at IOF Dott. Luigi Sinigaglia
Staff members Prof. Gian Domenico Sebastiani (Secretary General)

Science/medical Educational work with practitioners and hospital doctors, meetings and conferences, newsletters, "Reumatismo" and booklets, exhibition material
Support local, regional groups Yes, Osteoporosis subgroups
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, exhibition material, general public advice
Lobbying Lobbying hospitals, politicians, and health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from donations and commercial corporations, public fund raising, membership fees, personal subscriptions & gains from congresses