Japan Osteoporosis Foundation (JOF)

Society Japan Osteoporosis Foundation (JOF)
Office Address 11-2, Nihonbashi-kobuna-cho, Chuo-ku Japan
Phone +81 356 40 1841
Fax +81 356 40 1840
Geographical Area Covered Japan
Year of foundation 1991
Organization name in local language 公益財団法人 骨粗鬆症財団
Number of members 57 trustees

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

Representative at IOF Hajime Orimo
Number of staff members 5

Science/medical radio program, lecture series 2 times/year, booklets & pamphlets for doctors, nurses and the public, Japan Osteoporosis Association (annual meeting), many publications and newsletters, video on pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention and treatment, exhibition material (posters, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research
Support local, regional groups 5 local groups
Public awareness and education Bone Health Bulletin, lecture meetings 4 times/year, posters, pamphlets & booklets, TV and radio activities
Lobbying Lobbying health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from support members and health authorities