WORLD COPD DAY November 17, 2010 SLIDE SHOW The slides shown in this presentation were provided by groups carrying out World COPD Day 2010 activities. The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) organizes World COPD Day, and is appreciative of the efforts by many groups throughout the world to raise awareness of COPD, provide programs for early diagnosis and prevention, and establish effective programs for patient care.
Staff at Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland show off their green fingers after blowing up dozens of World COPD Day balloons.
Spirometry screening was a key component of WCD 2010 events organized by the Philippine College of Chest Physicians.
Professor Zorica Lazic (center) and medical students at the Clinic of Internal Medicine, Clinical Center of Kragujevac, Serbia, hold up COPD leaflets they have translated into the local language.
A sign posted in Paraguay by the Sociedad Paraguaya de Neumología announces free lung health testing for people who smoke and are above age 40.
A press release from Frances Comité National contre les Maladies Respiratoires used artwork to give human forms to COPD in women and men.
Dr. Viswambhar at a public lecture about the health effects of smoking, part of the WCD program at Indias A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences.
Dr. Florin Mihaltan, GOLD National Leader in Romania, poses in front of a spirometry screening stand in Bucharest.
Staff at the Pulmonology Service in Alicante, Spain, marked WCD by reviewing case reports and comparing the presentation of COPD in women and men.
A child takes advantage of coloring materials at a COPD- awareness stand organized by Kuwaits Ministry of Health and Abdul-Aziz Al Rashid Allergy Center.
A health professional from Serbias Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases distributes leaflets about COPD in a public square in Belgrade.