Osteoporosis Patient Societies win US$ 126,000 in grants

October 07, 2005

At the International Osteoporosis Foundation World Wide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies conference, held in Bangkok, Thailand, from September 27-30, 2005, eleven national osteoporosis societies won IOF grants valued at US$ 126,000.

IOF-Novartis Osteoporosis Education Grants

Five grants of US$10,000 each for the most imaginative education projects were awarded to:

IOF-Roche GSK Communications Grants

Three grants of US$10,000 each for creative communications campaigns were awarded to:

IOF-Amgen Health Professionals Awareness Grants

Three grants of US$10,000 each for innovative ways to communicate with health professionals were awarded to:

IOF Linda Edwards Memorial Grant

This grant of Swiss francs 20,000 is in memory of the late Linda Edwards, who was head of the (UK) National Osteoporosis Society and one of the founders of the global osteoporosis patients movement. It was awarded to:

For more information visit http://www.osteofound.org.
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International Osteoporosis Foundation

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