Swedish Osteoporosis Society

Society Swedish Osteoporosis Society
Office Address Dpt Head Geriatric Medicine - Building K 6th f Sweden
Phone +46 31 343 1979
Fax +46 31 772 96 32
Geographical Area Covered Sweden
Year of foundation 1987
Organization name in local language Svenska Osteoporos Sällskapet
Number of members 500

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

Staff
Representative at IOF Prof Kristina Akesson
Number of staff members 0

Activties
Science/medical Educational work with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses, meetings and conferences, publications, newsletter
Support local, regional groups Yes
Public awareness and education Meetings, video, general public advice, newsletter
Lobbying Lobbying politicians and health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from commercial corporations, membership fees