Lindsay Zurba, the PATS Spirometry facilitator, recently gave an interview to the European Lung Foundation regarding the Health Lungs for Life event hosted in 2019 in Tanzania. An excerpt of the interview is below.
PATS attended the Burkinabe Respiratory Society (SOBUP) Congress held on 13 and 14 December 2019.
PATS attended the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting from 4 to 6 December 2019 held in London, UK.
1 December is World AIDS Day.
20 November is World COPD Day.
12 November is World Pneumonia Day.
PATS MECOR 2020 will take place on 20 - 24 April 2020 in Cameroon. Applications will open soon.
PATS recently attended the ERS International Congress which took place from 28 September to 2 October in Madrid, Spain.
World Lung Day on 25th September is an important day for African health.
PATS urges all members to sign the Charter for Lung Health.
1 August is World Lung Cancer Day.
PATS was recently at the 5th Kenya International Scientific Lung Health Conference (KISLHC).
The PATS MECOR course was recently held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
PATS recently attended the launch of the ACACIA study in Durban, South Africa in May 2019.
7 May is World Asthma Day.