World COPD Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) to improve awareness and care of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) around the world. World COPD Day 2011 will take place on November 16 around the theme:
"Are you short of breath? You may have COPD! Ask your doctor about a simple breathing test called spirometry."
World COPD Day is a very important event which will take place around the world. Respiratory Societies, NGOs, doctors, patients are uniting all their efforts to demonstrate impact of COPD on every person in the world and together stop the progressive increasing of this important disease.
World COPD Day will be celebrated in many countries: