World COPD Day which is held on November 18, is organized by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) in collaboration with health care professionals and COPD patient groups throughout the world. Its aim is to raise awareness, share knowledge, and discuss ways to reduce the burden of COPD worldwide. World COPD Awareness Day will be on November 21.
Living with a long-term lung condition such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is not without its challenges, but with good therapy patients can still live an active lifestyle.
Visit our COPD page to find everything you need to know about COPD, how it affects the human body and what recommended treatments are available. If you, a friend, family member, or patient is suffering from this condition, this is the place to learn more about how you can get it under control and live a positive life.
Infographics "World COPD Day" by Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD).
Infographics "Do you live with COPD?" by GCE Group.