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Ahead of World COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Day, which takes place on Wednesday, November 21, COPD Support Ireland, the umbrella body for 20 local COPD support groups, has announced a community-based exercise programme for people with COPD in County Westmeath.
A new campaign is being launched to raise awareness about COPD, the respiratory disease which killed nearly 100 people in Mayo last year.
Talk show host Joe Duffy is encouraging people living with a potentially fatal lung condition that it is not too late to seek help from their healthcare professional. The broadcaster made the plea to coincide with the launch of new research to mark an awareness campaign on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), supported by Novartis and the Irish Thoracic Society.
Free lung screenings are to be made available in Athlone this weekend, on Saturday November 17 in Athlone Towncentre.
The next meeting of the Mayo Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Support Group will be held in the Travellers Friend Hotel, Castlebar (opposite Mayo General Hospital) at 3pm on Thursday June 28. A short demonstration on pulmonary rehabilitation exercises will be given at this meeting of the support group.
A meeting for anyone who has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease will take place on Thursday February 23 at 3pm in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar.
Members of a support group for sufferers of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease will sell badges at various locations in the city on Wednesday November 17 to mark World Pin Badge Day for COPD.