World Lung Cancer Awareness Day – August 1, 2021

World’s Respiratory Societies Support Community Action and Education for Lung Cancer Awareness Day Cape Town, Glenview, Lausanne, Montevideo, New York, Paris, and Tokyo August 1, 2021 – In support of World Lung Cancer Day on August 1, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which GOLD is a founding member, stresses the importance of …

Improving Lung Health in LMICs

Congratulations to Kevin Mortimer and other GOLD contributors on today’s print release of the  new Lancet article discussing lung health in low-income and middle-income countries. We hope this helps to further the important discussion of meaningful solutions to improve chronic respiratory diseases, as well as health equity to reduce morbidity and mortality worldwide. Click here …

FIRS Calls for Accessible and Affordable COVID-19 Vaccines

The Forum of International Respiratory Societies calls for global access to effective, affordable COVID-19 vaccines. December 21, 2020 The Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), an organisation comprised of the world’s leading international respiratory societies, calls for urgent access to affordable COVID-19 vaccines globally. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than 72 million people worldwide …

World Pneumonia Day – November 12th, 2020

On World Pneumonia Day, 12 November, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which GOLD is a founding member, calls for urgent progress to end the preventable burden of pneumonia and deaths. Pneumonia is the single biggest infectious killer of adults and children – claiming the lives of 2.5 million, including 672,000 children, in …

World Lung Day – September 25th, 2020

World Lung Day 2020: Respiratory groups call for research to prevent, detect and treat respiratory infections Cape Town, Glenview, Lausanne, Montevideo, New York, Paris, Tokyo, 25 September 2020 Today, on World Lung Day (WLD), GOLD is united with members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) and WLD partner organisations to advocate for respiratory …

World Lung Cancer Day – August 1st, 2020

Respiratory groups stress lung cancer risks and importance of early screening and treatment Cape Town, Glenview, Lausanne, Montevideo, New York, Paris, Tokyo, 1 August 2020  In support of World Lung Cancer Day, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which GOLD is a founding member, calls for more awareness and understanding of lung cancer …

Lung Health Campaign – COPD and Living Well

Special thank you to GOLD Science Committee member, Dr. Antonio Anzueto, for providing this great information on behalf of GOLD for Mediaplanet’s Lung Health campaign, out today! The campaign spotlighted organizations like GOLD that are working toward expanded access to treatments and new therapies shown to greatly enhance quality of life for the 35 million Americans …

MYTHBUSTERS FROM WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has produced a set of ‘Mythbusters’ relating to COVID-19, each with a graphic that can be downloaded and shared. https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters