Russian Association on Osteoporosis

Society Russian Association on Osteoporosis
Office Address Sverdlovsk Regional Hospital 1 Russian Federation
Phone +7 343 351 1594
Fax +7 095 114 4280
Geographical Area Covered Russia, 45 regions
Year of foundation 1995
Organization name in local language Российская ассоциация по остеопорозу
Number of members 450

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

Representative at IOF Prof. Olga Lesnyak
Number of staff members 19

Science/medical Educational work with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses; 1st Russian symposium on Osteoporosis, meeting on prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, meeting on densitometry; Booklet: Lectures & abstracts of 1st. Russian Symposium on Osteoporosis, 1995, Clinical Pharmacology, 1996; Slide-set, exhibition material
Support local, regional groups Yes (number 15)
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, video for research, TV and radio activities, general public advice, newsletter
Lobbying Lobbying hospitals, politicians and health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from commercial corporations (50%), membership fees (50%)