Drs Alphonsus Isara (pictured centre below) and Adesuwa Aigbokhaode have had a manuscript accepted by the South African Respiratory Journal entitled "Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Risk in Patients attending Medical Outpatient Clinics in University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria". Their paper was also referred to in the editorial.
Healthy Lungs for Life is one of the largest ever lung health campaigns, raising awareness of the importance of healthy lungs to healthcare professionals, scientists, primary care, patients, policy makers and the public through a full range of events, projects and promotional activities.
In 2014, the theme is "Breathe clean air".
Get involved and hold a World Spirometry Day 2014 event as part of the Healthy Lungs for Life campaign
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between ERS and PATS in Feb 2015 to foster ties and strengthen PATS
Professor Heather Zar (PATS President) and Dr Jo Aluoch are pictured with Fernando Martin (Executive Director) and Joergen Vestbo (incoming President)
Global Progress Slowing Down Against Tuberculosis: 1 in 3 People with TB Go Without Diagnosis, Treatment
Cape Town, Glenview, Lausanne, Montevideo, New York, Paris, Tokyo, March 24, 2015 – The global TB prevalence rate, defined as the number of individuals living with TB disease per every 100,000 people, is decreasing more slowly now than at any time since the year 2000, according to data reported annually by the World Health Organization (WHO).