Respiratory Worldwide

Respiratory worldwide is a new platform for leaders from national and regional respiratory organisations.

Each month, a new author will share their latest news and views with the aim of ensuring the respiratory community is well-informed about activities and events across the world.

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The Dutch collaboration

27 June, 2016

We would like to share with readers of the column the launch of a new initiative in the Netherlands that brings together all medical…
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Unifying Russian-speaking respiratory professionals

27 June, 2016

During the 2015 Congress of the European Respiratory Society, for the first time, the Russian symposium was held for Russian-speaking…
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Meeting with journalists: "About smoking: from theory to the public"

27 June, 2016

Smoke-free law enforcement is one of the major priorities on the Romanian Society of Pulmonology agenda.…
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How much further could a national society go?

27 June, 2016

The Turkish Thoracic Society (TTS) is a national, professional and scientific non-profit organisation of specialists in respiratory medicine,…
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Año SEPAR 2015/2016

27 June, 2016

La EPOC, enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica, es una de las enfermedades crónicas más prevalentes, de hecho, dadas las cifras que presenta…
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Smoking cessation in Argentina: our position on e-cigarettes

27 June, 2016

By Dr Juan Manuel Ossés, President of the Argentinean Association of Respiratory Medicine…
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Tackling smoking in a country with the highest adult tobacco consumption in the Americas

27 June, 2016

Last year, we celebrated the 85th anniversary of the Chilean Respiratory Society (SER). It was founded in 1930 by 11 visionary medical doctors…
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Introducing the Bronchiectasis Toolbox

21 December, 2016

As part of the TSANZ remit to improve health care for people with respiratory illness, I would like to introduce the Bronchiectasis Toolbox, in…
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Advancing Lung Health in Africa, a global imperative: The Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS)

27 June, 2016

Africa carries a disproportionately high burden of respiratory morbidity and mortality relative to the population size. The burden of both…
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The challenge of TB for the Peruvian Society of Pneumology

27 June, 2016

The Peruvian Society of Pneumology is the oldest scientific community of physicians dedicated to respiratory medicine in South America. It is an…
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2015/2016 Year of SEPAR

27 June, 2016

COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases. In fact, given the figures presented it can now be…
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