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 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 …

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

world pneumonia day 2019 call to action

Respiratory Groups Call for an End to Preventable Pneumonia Deaths

In support of World Pneumonia Day, 12 November, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) is a member, calls for an end to preventable pneumonia deaths, ensuring equitable access to interventions for prevention and control of pneumonia. Every minute, two children die from pneumonia, representing …

World Lung Day 2019: Respiratory Groups Unite to Call for Healthy Lungs for All

Cape Town, Glenview, Lausanne, Montevideo, New York, Paris, Tokyo, 25 September 2019 Today, on World Lung Day (WLD), GOLD is united with members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) and WLD partner organizations to advocate for respiratory health globally and call on policymakers to ensure that everyone has access to the services they …