World COPD Day Talk: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Each year we celebrate World COPD Day.  This year’s theme is Healthy Lungs, Never More Important.

Join us in marking this day and drawing attention to the burden of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), which remains a leading cause of death worldwide/ Our experts will address how where we work, live and play makes a difference to lung health:

  • Traffic-related air pollution and COPD | 10-10:30am | Dr. Chris Carlsten, Head of UBC Respiratory Medicine  | Respirologist, VGH, Canada (in photo top left of page)

  • What we know about the impact of workplace exposures on COPD | 10:30 to 11:00am | Dr. Paul Henninger, Center for Disease Control & Prevention – Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  • Q&As with our expert panel | 11:00 to 11:30am | Moderator: Mr. Christopher Lam, President & CEO, BC Lung Foundation

WHEN: Wednesday, November 17 | 10 to 11:30am 

REGISTER: Click here 

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