Vari’s Elderly Care Unit, Attica
IASIS PHARMA, always loyal to its social corporate responsibility and support to medical experts and patients, cooperated with the Greek association for skeletal health “Petalouda” (Petalouda stands for Butterfly in Greek), carrying out an event to inform people about preventing and confronting osteoporosis. The event was carried out at the elderly care unit in the region of Vari, Attica, where everyone who desired to, was submitted to a free bone density measurement carried out by health experts.
The Greek association for skeletal health “Petalouda” (osteocare.gr), is a nonprofit organization, officially recognized by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Furthermore, Petalouda is cooperating with the Research Laboratory for Musculosceletal System Diseases of the Medical School of the University of Athens, the Greek Osteoporosis Foundation and the Greek Company for Skeletal Metabolism Research.
“Petalouda” was founded in 1997 and consists of the sole recognized organization in Greece which is addressed to patients, mainly aiming to inform about subjects such as skeletal health problems, diet, physical exercise, psychology, preventing acts and others.