2003 Word Osteoporosis Day

138 representatives of societies of 71 countries voted to accept organizing of the World Osteoporosis Patient Societies Meeting - 2003 in Istanbul.
The Meeting held on September, 4-7th, 2003 at Hilton Hotel in Istanbul was realized successfully with the attendance of 200 participants.
Presentations on osteoporosis theme and knowledge exchange were carried out during the meeting. Beside the panels, training and presentation techniques, press relations and lobbying activities were also discussed.
Social relations were considered as important as scientific activities; the historical and cultural characteristics of Istanbul were promoted to the guests and a Bosphorous Cruise Tour was organized.