Respiratory health in women – do we need a special focus on the female respiratory system?

Overview

This event, held on International Women’s Day 2022, brought together experts to discuss respiratory health in women.

Aim of the event

Health experts, policy makers and healthcare professionals discussed the factors behind women becoming more susceptible to, and experiencing more severe, respiratory disease.

Chairs

  • Arzu Yorgancioğlu, ERS Advocacy Council Chair
  • Anita Simonds, ERS Past President

Speakers

  • Joanna Chorostowska-Wynimko, ERS Secretary General
  • Daiana Stolz, University of Freiburg
  • Marleen Sorensen, European Institute of Women’s Health
  • Niamh Cullen, European Lung Foundation

Format

  • Roundtable discussion
  • Q&A

Topics

During the roundtable, speakers discussed:

  • Women and lung cancer
  • Does COPD have a gender?
  • EU’s role in improving women’s respiratory health
  • Patient’s perspective
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