17 November: World COPD Day

  • World COPD (Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease) Day is celebrated on 17th November.
  • COPD is the third leading cause of death worldwide.
  • World COPD Day is organized by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD).
  • This year’s theme for World COPD Day is “Healthy Lungs – Never More Important”.