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  • Title: Year of the Lung - Year of the Lung
    Descriptive info: .. About.. Activities.. Get involved.. Resources for Partners.. Information for Patients.. News Press.. LATEST NEWS.. Closure of European chapter of the Year of the Lung.. 4 September 2010.. The Lancet about YOL.. 2 September 2010.. WSD Press Pack online.. 1 September 2010.. WSD kit in multiple languages.. 23 August 2010.. Karolinska Institute tsets an WSD event Stockholm.. COPD Foundation promotes WSD.. 11 August 2010.. ATS to promote.. WSD.. [More News.. ].. LUNG NEWS.. TWITTER UPDATES.. FACEBOOK.. Join the Year of the Lung group on Facebook.. Over 2500 people are already participating!.. WHAT IS AND WHY DECLARE 2010:.. THE YEAR OF THE LUNG.. Read the full text of.. 2010 Year of the Lung Declaration.. WE NOTE WITH GRAVE CONCERN THAT:.. Hundreds of millions of people struggle each year for life and breath due to lung diseases, including tuberculosis, asthma, pneumonia, influenza, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary  ...   to the more than 160 nations that have ratified the first-ever international public health treaty, and call upon the remaining countries to do so.. GET INVOLVED.. Become a Partner.. :.. Each partner will be able to register and create a link to its own website.. Become a Supporter.. Based on the letters to potential supporters/donors.. Develop Local Activities.. Based on the letters to potential partners.. World Spirometry Day.. 14 October 2010.. 102,473 tests.. performed from.. 412 events worldwide.. FORTHCOMING EVENTS.. World Pneumonia Day.. focusing on pneumonia.. as a public health issue.. 12 November 2010.. REAL TIME COUNTER.. Since.. 1 jan 2010.. people died.. Since you.. connect.. from tuberculosis.. from COPD.. from respiratory infections.. from lung cancers.. from asthma.. from tobacco.. Source:.. World Health Organization.. CONTACT US.. Fill in.. the form on the following page.. or send an email to:.. info@2010yearofthelung.. org.. disclaimer.. Free web analytics, website statistics..

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  • Title: Year of the Lung - About
    Descriptive info: 2010: Year of the Lung Declaration.. Goals and Objectives.. Organisers.. Partners.. Disclaimer.. FIRS.. members are organising this campaign because there is an urgent need for public and political awareness about the importance of lung health.. The lack of awareness is a barrier to progress in the diagnosis, treatment and care of individuals suffering from lung diseases.. Hundreds of millions of people around the world suffer every day from treatable and preventable respiratory diseases.. Respiratory diseases rank second (after cardiovascular diseases) in terms of mortality, incidence, prevalence and costs.. COPD, pneumonia, tuberculosis (TB) and lung cancer are the main respiratory causes of death worldwide.. According to the latest WHO estimates (2007), currently 300  ...   chronic respiratory diseases.. By 2020, out of 68.. 3 million deaths worldwide, 11.. 9 million will be caused by lung disease.. Our patients and the patient organisations with whom we work with have inspired us to address this important issue.. Asthma, lung cancer and (COPD) and other diseases of the lung, affect every family worldwide.. They cause much individual suffering and have a major economic impact, due to healthcare costs and time off work.. Yet the overall burden of respiratory disease is inadequately addressed and likely to be severely underestimated.. All these factors impede support for research into lung disease and the translation of discoveries into better diagnostic methods and effective treatments..

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  • Title: Year of the Lung - Activities
    Descriptive info: 14 Oct 10: World Spirometry Day.. 30 Jun 10: Call to Action on COPD.. 20 May 10: Launch in Moldova.. 14 May 10: World Asthma Day.. 13 apr 2010: Addressing future challenges.. 10 Mar 10: WHO Ministerial.. 4 Feb 10: World Cancer Day.. 30 Jan 10: European Launch.. 17 Jan 10: FIRS in Paris.. 6 Dec 09: International Launch.. Year of the Lung Activities.. 11-15 November 2010:.. 41st Union World Conference on Lung Health.. , ICC Berlin, Germany.. Deadline for online submission of abstracts: 15 March 2010.. Submit on this  ...   challenges for improved lung health.. 10 March 2010:.. ERS led Year of the Lung event at Fifth WHO Ministerial on Health and Environment to focus on Respiratory Diseases.. 4 February 2010.. World Cancer Day.. 30 January 2010.. Year of the Lung European Launch.. 17 January 2010.. FIRS leadership met in Paris at The Union headquarters.. 6 December 2009.. Year of the Lung International Launch.. Upcoming events from Organisers Partners:.. 20 May 2010:.. Launch in Moldova.. 2 May 2010.. Festa delRespiro, Manziana (RM), it.. Australian Lung Foundation.. Philippine College of Chest Physicians..

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  • Title: Year of the Lung - Get involved
    Descriptive info: Get involved!.. 2010: Year of the Lung.. activities are taking place locally, nationally, and internationally, beginning 2010.. The world s major international respiratory societies (FIRS members) will coordinate activities targeted to policy makers, to the general public and to the scientific community.. The.. Year of the Lung.. central website (.. www.. 2010yearofthelung.. ) is the principal resource for national organizers, professionals, media and the public.. Partners of 2010: Year of the Lung.. Find who already join!..

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  • Title: Year of the Lung - Resources for Partners
    Descriptive info: Logos and Images.. Core material and templates.. Fact Sheets.. As a Partner, you will have access to advocacy resources, information material that you can use, translated and customise to your local needs and activities.. You are encouraged to use a mention such as.. The European Lung Foundation is a Partner of the Year of the Lung.. You  ...   and link it with all your activities.. You will be listed on the official website.. as a.. Partner.. , with your logo and a link to your website.. Partnership is restricted to non-commercial entities and entities with no direct or indirect link with the tobacco industry.. By becoming a partner you agree to the terms of the..

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  • Title: Year of the Lung - Information for Patients
    Descriptive info: Useful links.. You can find information about lung health for patients on different websites.. Below is a list of site which have been checked for scientific accuracy and unbiased information by the FIRS organisers of the Year of the Lung.. European Lung Foundation.. european-lung-foundation.. The public voice of the ERS offers information in eight  ...   and information on most respiratory diseases.. American College of Chest Physician (ACCP).. chestnet.. org/patients/guides.. Supported by the Chest Foundation, offers patient education guides used by both physicians and their patients in English.. American Thoracic Society.. patients.. thoracic.. The ATS covers various topics for children and adults, and new topics and updates are added regularly..

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  • Title: Year of the Lung - News & Press
    Descriptive info: Closure of European chapter.. Press Releases.. Press Coverage.. News press.. 2010.. 4 September 2010:.. The Lancet about YOL.. 2 September 2010:.. 1 September 2010: WSD kit in multiple languages.. :.. Karolinska Institute sets an WSD event Stockholm.. 23 August 2010:.. COPD Foundation promotes World Spirometry Day.. 11 August 2010: ATS to promote.. 3 August 2010: ACCP to promote.. June 2010:.. Australian Lung foundation update.. 31 May 2010:.. World no Tobacco day at the European Parliament.. 31 May 2010:.. Call for mandatory pictorial warnings and standardised packaging of tobacco products in the EU.. World No Tobacco Day is a critical point in the Year of the Lung.. 5 May 2010:.. Europe Must Stand Strong on Industrial Emissions.. 4 May 2010:.. The Union on World Asthma Day.. Year of the Lung partner AARC covers World Asthma Day.. 4 May 2010.. World Asthma Day.. 27 April 2010:.. Lung Cancer kills 70,000 U.. S.. Women a Year.. 13 April 2010.. Policy Seminar on Research and Respiratory Medicine: Addressing future challenges for improved lung health.. 26 March 2010:.. Hawaii COPD active on the Year of the Lung.. 24 March 2010:.. YOL sponsor.. Woolcock Institute issues statement on World TB Day.. Awareness of TB and the Year of the Lung promoted in Jamaica.. World TB Day Press release.. 19 March 2010:.. Accidents.. com covers ATS statement on World Sleep Day.. World Sleep Day Press release.. 17 March 2010:.. AARC emphasises importance of Pulmonary Rehabilitation.. European Respiratory Society organises Year of the Lung event at  ...   Cancer Day marked in.. Europe.. : ERS organises.. World Cancer Day live session on Tobacco Control.. 03 Feb 2010.. : CNBC:.. Lung Cancer: Large Impact, Little Funding.. Jan 2010.. Editorial of the Union.. on the Year of the Lung in the International Journal of Lung Disease.. 30 Jan 2010.. European Launch of the Year of the Lung.. 2010 held in Marseille.. 31 Jan 2010.. COPD foundation.. begins campaign on the Year of the Lung.. 29 Jan 2010.. Lancement de l Année du Poumon au Congrès de pneumologie à Marseille.. Marseille lance l Année du Poumon !.. 26 Jan 2010.. L année du Poumon.. is launched in France.. 21 Jan 2010.. Indonesian Society of Respirology.. launches Year of the Lung Campaign.. 16 Jan 2010.. Hong Kong Respiratory Societies.. issue a Year of the Lung call to action.. 12 Jan 2010.. : Voxy.. co.. nz:.. Tobacco Tax Increase Urged In The Year Of The Lungs.. 09 Jan 2010.. French publication Info Respiration on 2010: l année du poumon.. 08 Jan 2010.. Resource kit in spanish and portuguese available to download.. 05 Jan 2010.. : Thaindian News:.. 2010 is Year of the Lungs.. 04 Jan 2010.. News Article by Citizens News Service.. 2009.. Dec 2009.. French publication.. Info Respiration.. on 2010: l année du poumon.. 15 Dec 2009.. : Mesothelioma:.. 2010 Designated The Year of the Lung to Raise Awareness of Lung Diseases Including Mesothelioma.. 06 Dec 2009.. Leading global health experts unite behind a global call for action on lung disease..

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  • Title: Year of the Lung - 2010: Year of the Lung Declaration
    Descriptive info: 2010: The Year of the Lung Declaration.. 6 December 2009, Cancún, Mexico.. Download the 2010: Year of the Lung Declaration.. We, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), convening at the 40th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Cancún, Mexico on 6 December 2009, recognize that hundreds of millions of people around the world suffer each year from treatable and preventable chronic respiratory disease; acknowledge that lung health has long been neglected in public discourse; understand the need to unify different health advocates behind one purpose; express the urgency for increased awareness and action on lung health.. and therefore declare.. 2010: The Year of the Lung.. Chronic respiratory diseases cause approximately 7% of all deaths worldwide and represent 4% of the global burden of disease;.. Lung diseases afflict people in every country and every socioeconomic group, but take the heaviest toll on the poor, the old, the young and the weak;.. Deadly synergies exist between diseases such as tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, influenza and asthma, COPD and lung cancer;.. Diseases once primarily found in industrialized countries, such as asthma, COPD and lung cancer, are now major problems in low- and middle-income countries and threaten to overwhelm public health services;.. The cost of lung disease runs to billions of dollars each year in lost productivity and increased health care expenses to say nothing of diminished and ruined lives;.. Yet  ...   kills 1.. 7 million each year;.. Pneumonia kills more than 2 million children under 5 each year one child every 15 seconds -- despite the fact that it can be treated effectively and inexpensively;.. Most of the 250,000 deaths from asthma each year can be attributed to lack of proper treatment.. Although it will be the 3rd leading cause of death worldwide by 2020, COPD is frequently not diagnosed;.. Nearly half of the world s population lives in or near areas with poor air quality.. IN THIS YEAR OF THE LUNG 2010, WE CALL UPON OUR PARTNERS.. To offer widespread support to the more than 160 nations that have ratified the first-ever international public health treaty the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and call upon the remaining countries to do so;.. To demand increased research funding to develop tools and treatments ranging from new diagnostics to new vaccines and medicines;.. To strengthen health systems and work towards the fair and equitable distribution of these health care resources to all who need them;.. To lobby for improved legislation protecting the quality of the air we all breathe;.. To ensure that every health worker, parent, child, teacher, employer, religious leader, community leader, media representative and government official understands the risks and symptoms of lung diseases and how to keep lungs healthy, because lung health is essential to breath and life..

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  • Title: Year of the Lung - Goals and Objectives
    Descriptive info: The overall goal of the Year of the Lung is to raise awareness about lung health among the public, initiate action in communities worldwide, and advocate for resources to combat lung disease including increased investment in basic, clinical and translational research worldwide.. A key initiative is to begin to build a social movement for greater public awareness and policy action.. The main objectives of the 2010 Year of the Lung  ...   communities worldwide, and advocate for policy action to combat lung disease.. 2.. Reinforce the need to provide increased resources for basic and clinical research to improve patient care and quality of life.. 3.. Convey the message that most respiratory diseases are treatable, but that prevention is highly cost effective.. 4.. Spread the message that clean indoor and outdoor air is a fundamental human right and should be recognised as such..

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  • Title: Year of the Lung - Organisers
    Descriptive info: ACCP.. ALAT.. APSR.. ATS.. ERS.. The Union.. PATS.. The Year of the Lung.. is being organised by the.. Forum of International Respiratory Societies.. (.. ).. FIRS includes the.. Asociacion Latinoamericana del Thorax.. (ALAT), the.. American College of Chest Physicians.. (ACCP), the.. American Thoracic Society.. (ATS), the.. Asia Pacific Society of Respirology.. (APSR), the.. European Respiratory Society.. (ERS), the.. International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.. (The Union), and the.. Pan African Thoracic Society.. (PATS)..

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  • Title: Year of the Lung - Partners
    Descriptive info: Partner s contact.. The majority of the efforts of this campaign will be carried out in collaboration with professional and patient organisations around the world that join us in the campaign.. There are a range of activities that partners can organise in the context of.. including media related activities, advocacy and by organising an event for the first ever.. We look forward to other organisations joining.. as a Partner.. This is an important global initiative and your involvement is critical to our global success.. To be listed as a Partner please.. fill the form on this page.. sending us your logo and weblink.. Société de Pneumologie de Langue Française.. Gulf Thoracic 2010.. Turkish Thoracic Society.. Sociedad de Tisiología y Enfermedades del Tórax del Uruguay.. National Asthma Council of Australia.. COPD Foundation.. Alpha-1 Foundation.. US COPD Coalition.. Comprehensive Pneumologie Center.. High Altitude Pediatric Asthma Centre Pio XII.. Target Tuberculosis.. AACVPR.. British Thoracic Society.. EFA European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients Associations.. Interasma.. Turkish Respiratory Society.. Education for Health.. Associazione Italiana Pazienti BPCO Onlus.. Bulgarian Respiratory Society.. Association of Bulgarians with Bronchial Asthma(ABBA).. Irish Thoracic Society.. Tunisian Society of Respiratory.. Diseases and Allergology.. Wonca.. Bangladesh Lung Foundation.. Australian Lung Foundation.. Canadian Thoracic Society.. Société Canadienne de Thoracologie.. Latin American Society of Allergy,.. Asthma Immunology.. The Canadian Lung Association.. Association pulmonaire du Canada.. Danish Society of Respiratory Medicine.. Hungarian Respiratory Society.. Thoracic Society  ...   of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (KAPTLD).. American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).. American Sleep Apnea Association.. ASSOBRAFIR.. Who s Who in Respiratory Therapy.. COPD Conference.. Hellenic Thoracic Society.. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.. FEDERASMA Onlus.. Lori Palermo.. Asthma Society of Canada.. Associazione Interdisciplinare per lo Studio delle Malattie Respiratorie (AIMAR).. SEPAR.. Italian Society of Respiratory Medicine (SIMeR).. Chest, Heart Stroke Scotland (CHSS).. Libre del Tobacco.. Yugoslav Association of Sarcoidosis (YAS).. Brazilian Thoracic Association.. Association of Respiratory Care Practioners, Philippines, Inc.. World Allergy.. Georgian Respiratory Association.. Deutsche Atemwegsliga.. Lung Disease Support Group Inc.. (LDSG Inc.. ).. Spanish Alfa-1 Association.. Australian Air Quality Group.. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pneumologie.. Austrian Society of Pneumology (ASP).. HP Network.. Alpha-1 UK Support Group.. Swedish Heart-Lungfoundation.. Norwegian Respiratory Society.. PULMAOSA.. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Association (Singapore).. Deutscher Lungentag e.. V.. Zambia Asthma Association.. Lithuanian Society of Pulmology and Allergy.. The Japanese Respiratory Society.. SCHWEIZERISCHE GESELLSCHAFT FÜR PNEUMOLOGIE.. SOCIÉTÉ SUISSE DE PNEUMOLOGIE.. NHS Evidence.. Aconcagua 2010.. Lungevity.. Sociedad Española de Médicos Extranjeros.. Primary Care Respiratory Society.. Polish Federation of Asthma, Allergy POCHP.. Association for Respiratory Technology Physiology (ARTP).. Lung Institute of Western Australia (LIWA).. Malaysian Thoracic Society (MTS).. The Georgian-Norwegian Conference.. Actual Problems of Pulmonology and Tuberculosis (APPT).. Centrum för Allergiforskining.. Karolinska Institutet.. Danmarks Lungeforening.. Fundacion Libra.. Asociación Colombiana de Neumología y Cirugía de Tórax.. The Emirates Association of Respiratory Care Practitioners (EARCP).. Ecuadorian Society of Thorax diseases (S.. E.. T.. T)..

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