The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) works with health care professionals and public health officials around the world to raise awareness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and to improve prevention and treatment of this lung disease.
Through the development of evidence-based strategy documents for COPD management, and events such as the annual celebration of World COPD Day, GOLD is working to improve the lives of people with COPD in every corner of the globe.
- World Lung Day 2019: Healthy Lungs for AllJuly 18, 2019World Lung Day (WLD), 25 September, is a day for lung health advocacy and action, an opportunity for us all to unite and promote better lung health […]
- The lung is not the only organ affected by air pollution, warns international respiratory groupFebruary 21, 2019The Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) warns that air pollution exposure affects many organs beyond the lungs, posing a great risk […]
- Pakistani doctors stand tall in their fight against smoking this World No Tobacco DayFebruary 11, 2019Renowned physicians from the country have joined hands in their fight against the growing tobacco epidemic. The physicians have expressed their […]