Lega Italiana Osteoporosi (LIOS)

Society Lega Italiana Osteoporosi (LIOS)
Office Address Via Masolino da Panicale, 6 Italy
Phone +39 02 392 64 299
Fax +39 02 392 11 533
Geographical Area Covered Italy
Year of foundation 1981
Number of members 3'500

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

Chief Executive Officer Dr. Maria Luisa Bianchi
Representative at IOF Prof. Maria Luisa Bianchi
Number of staff members 8

Science/medical Educational work with practitioners and hospital doctors, meetings and conferences, publications, video on bone densitometry, exhibition material
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, exhibition material, video for research, TV and radio activities, general public advice, newsletter
Lobbying Lobbying politicians and health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from donations (10 %) and commercial corporations (40 %), membership fees (50 %)