World COPD Day

November 18, 2015 - World COPD Day Awareness Events

Thank you to everyone who participated in World COPD Day 2015 on Wednesday 18 November to help raise awareness of breathlessness and COPD. This year we had 350 events registered across Australia which is a 45% increase on last year’s numbers!

Lung Foundation Australia sent over 500 free promo packs to pharmacies, allied health professionals, general practice, PHNs and patient support groups...

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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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