World COPD Day

November 16, 2016 - World COPD Day Awareness Events

Get involved in World COPD Day to raise awareness about the symptoms, risk factors and treatment for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). One in seven Australians 40 years or older has COPD and half of those who have progressed to a stage where they are experiencing symptoms will not know that they have it.

By helping Lung Foundation raise awareness you will help drive early detection of this disabling disease. Remember: breathlessness is not a normal part of ageing and shouldn’t be ignored.

Every World COPD Day event registered gets a FREE pack of promotional materials from Lung Foundation Australia. Website registrations open 1st September.

About COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term that covers those long term lung conditions which are characterised by shortness of breath, such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema and chronic asthma which isn't fully reversible.
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Event Tracker

Event tracker displays in a map all the registered events as they are being received. You can use this tool to make a search around your area, to check if there is an activity being organised close by that you can join.
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As a not-for-profit organisation, Lung Foundation Australia relies heavily on bequests, government grants and donations. To incorporate fundraising into your World COPD Day activities, please click below for further instructions.
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Photo Gallery

Check photos of people participating in different activities, all around Australia. After the event, you can upload the photos corresponding to the event you organised and they will be added to the Photo Gallery.
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November is Lung Health Awareness Month and Lung Foundation Australia is promoting awareness around the prevalence, symptoms and treatment for lung disease in Australia. Various events and activities are planned - please go to Lung Foundation Australia website for further details.
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