Below are Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) resource at trusted organizations.
The American Lung Association is a leading organization working to save lives by improving hung health and preventing lung disease. Their mission is to defeat lung cancer, improve the air we breathe, reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families, and eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases.
The American Thoracic Society (ATS) is an international society with more than 16,000 members. The ATS Asthma Health Center’s mission is to provide a reliable site that will allow easy access to relevant, high-quality asthma-related information.
The COPD Foundation is a not-for-profit organization, which assists innovations that will make treatments more effective and supports initiatives that result in expanded services for COPD patients. The COPD Foundation’s mission is to prevent and cure chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and to improve the lives of all people affected by COPD.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership in research, training, and education to prevent and treat heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders. NHLBI’s missions are to understand human biology, reduce human disease, develop workforce and resources, and advance translational research.
The Respiratory Health Association is a local Chicago land public health leader that addresses asthma, COPD, lung cancer, tobacco control and air quality with a comprehensive approach. Respiratory Health Association’s mission is to prevent lung disease, promote clean air and help people live better through education, research, and policy change.