Ukrainian Association of Osteoporosis

Society Ukrainian Association of Osteoporosis
Office Address Vyshgorodskaya Str. 67 Ukraine
Phone (380 44) 431 0550
Fax (380 44) 430 41 74
Geographical Area Covered Ukraine, 14 regions
Year of foundation 1995
Organization name in local language Українська асоціація остеопорозу (УАО)
Number of members 450

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

Staff
Representative at IOF Prof. Povoroznjuk Vladislav
Staff members Ms Nataliia Dzerovych, Secretary Ms Nataliia Grygorieva, President of Ukrainian association of patients with osteoporosis
Number of staff members 8

Activties
Science/medical Educational work with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses; 1st Ukrainian scientific-practical conference "Osteoporosis: epidemiology, clinics, diagnostics, prophylaxis and treatment", Kiev 1995;2nd Ukrainian scientific-practical conference "Osteoporosis: epidemiology, clinics, diagnostics, prophylaxis and treatment", Lviv 1997;Scientific-practical conference "Morphogenesis and pathology of bone tissue in the Donbass industrial region", Lugansk 1997; Scientific-practical conference "Prophylaxis and treatment of osteoporosis: the role of Alfacalcidol", Kiev 1997; Osteoporosis in Ukraine. Kiev 1995 – 48p. Kosmol in the prophylaxis and treatment of osteoporosis and its complications. Kiev 1997 – 20p. Materials of 1st Ukrainian conference on osteoporosis. Kiev 1997 – 178p. Materials of 2nd Ukrainian conference on osteoporosis. Lviv 1997 – 178p. Materials of scientific-practical conference "Morphogenesis and pathology of bone tissue in the Donbass industrial region", Lugansk 1997 – 87p.; Newsletter, slide-set, exhibition material
Support local, regional groups Yes, 14 local groups
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings, exhibition material, video, TV and radio activities, general public advice
Lobbying Lobbying hospitals and health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from donations and commercial corporations, membership fees