World Asthma Day, 5th May 2021

 World Asthma Day (WAD)is celebrated annually to raise awareness of Asthma worldwide. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recognizes that asthma is of major public health importance. Although asthma cannot be cured, it is possible to manage the condition and reduce/ prevent severe asthma exacerbations with adequate support and treatment. This[…]

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World COPD Day

World COPD Day is organized by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) in collaboration with health care professionals and COPD patient groups throughout the world. This day is marked to raise awareness, share knowledge, and discuss ways to reduce the burden of COPD worldwide. Living with COPD can be[…]

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World COPD Day, 18th November 2020

World COPD Day is organized by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) in collaboration with health care professionals and COPD patient groups throughout the world. This day is marked to raise awareness, share knowledge, and discuss ways to reduce the burden of COPD worldwide. The theme for World COPD[…]

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Stoptober 2020

Stoptober is a reminder for all smokers  to put your lungs first, quit smoking and breathe easier. If you are a smoker, quitting is the best thing you can do for your health and the health of those around you.  Smoking and COVID-19 COVID-19 affects the lungs and airways. Smoking causes[…]

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World COPD Day

Living with COPD can be difficult. It is a progressive condition, which can impact multiple areas of daily living. There is a lot that can be done to help improve and manage the condition; this yearly campaign day provides the opportunity to raise awareness. https://www.blf.org.uk/support-for-you/copd/world-copd-day

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World Asthma Day, 7th May 2019

May 7th is World Asthma Day – an annual awareness event supported by Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) and the World Asthma Foundation. The aim of the day is to raise awareness of asthma and how it affects sufferers.  Asthma is a chronic lung disease which causes breathing difficulties. Asthma is[…]

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