COPD Resources

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a long-term lung disease that makes it hard to breathe.

Webinars: Access our experts 2020 presentations here. Upcoming: Annual World COPD Day Patient Forum - Wednesday, November 17, 2021: BC medical experts address the latest findings on COPD diagnosis and treatment and make time for patient audience Q&As. 

Support Groups: We encourage patients and caregivers to consider participating in our in-person and online Better Breathers (Asthma/COPD) Support Groups

Exercise Resources: We suggest the following trusted online exercise resources for COPD patients. 

Videos Series - Effective COPD Self-Management: Created by lung health experts at UBC's Institute for Heart and Lung Health, with support from BC Lung and Vancouver Coast Health, the following video resources cover topics key to effective self-management of COPD.Find these resources available in six languages by clicking the links below: 

Personal Stories: Patients who live with COPD share their stories here.  

Page Last Updated: 14/11/2021