The Green Asthma Patient

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This ERS podcast, hosted by ERS Advocacy Council Chair Arzu Yorgancioğlu, discusses the relationship between climate change and asthma.

The panel, made up of health professionals and patient advocates, discuss the idea of the ‘Green Asthma Patient’ and not only how climate change may impact asthma, but how asthma care may impact climate change.


  • Arzu Yorgancioğlu, ERS Advocacy Council Chair, Professor at the Department of Pulmonology at Celal Bayar University
  • Omar Usmani, ERS Assembly 5 Head, Reader in Respiratory Medicine and Consultant Physician at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London & Royal Brompton Hospital
  • Zorana J. Andersen, ERS Environment and Health Committee Chair, Professor in Environmental Epidemiology at the Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
  • Kjeld Hansen, European Lung Foundation Chair, asthma patient and patient advocate
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