Sunday, January 29, 2012

One more inspiring initiative from Deutsche Atemwegsliga! Don't miss the chance to be heard!

This time German organization 'Deutsche Atemwegsliga' carries out a competition of ideas. There is a strong need of awareness about lung diseases, that is why the aim of this competition is to collect brilliant ideas regarding just one theme - what would make you attend an event dedicated to lungs and lungs diseases?
All ideas are welcome!
Give a hint to organize an interesting meeting, an action or a presentation!
How to attract young people and promote lung health for young public?
Share your ideas with Deutsche Atemwegsliga, the remuneration will follow :)
Deadline: 15 February
Here is a link to their site where you can find more information referring to the action:

Saturday, January 7, 2012


Dear Respiratory Friends,
We are happy to invite you to participate in our Survey: Impact of Social Media on Respiratory Healthcare!
Your input will help us to review role of social media in respiratory healthcare and guide the development of it in near future

Please fill out our questionnaire

Thank you very much!
The results of our survey will be published  as soon as possible online and also at scientific journals! 

Monday, January 2, 2012

New Anti-Smoking Campaign: Real life against Smoking

New Anti-smoking campaign was launched: the main idea of campaign is real life stories of the people who are suffering from loosing their relatives from non-communicable diseases which were caused by smoking. “One in Two” campaign is focusing on the fact that one in every two smokers will die from a tobacco-related disease. 

Schoolgirl Margaret O’Brien told her mothers story who died from lung cancer.

Here is a story of Pauline Bell from Wexford, whose husband George died at 48 from a heart attack.

Gerry Collins from Wicklow, who describes his experience with cancer.