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chronic respiratory disease

chronic respiratory disease

  • Chronic respiratory diseases

    23rd September 2022

    Most chronic respiratory diseases, especially chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer, should be rare since they are largely preventable. However, inadequate control of tobacco and air pollution means they continue to be a highly prevalent global health burden. Learn more about the most common chronic respiratory diseases and the ways to prevent them.

  • World Tuberculosis Day 2020

    24th March 2020

    Today we mark World Tuberculosis Day (WTD) 2020. WTD calls on everyone to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB), and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.