COPD Whitehall Group

Repro Free: Thursday 9th November 2017. COPD Support Ireland call on the country to join the conversation and talkCOPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) World Awareness Week (13th to 17th November) Nationwide events planned for World COPD Day on the 15th of November, COPD Support Ireland, a national charity for all those living with the disease, is delighted to announce a week of events to help raise awareness and encourage people to start a conversation about the illness. talkCOPD is about getting the nation talking and telling their stories about their experiences with COPD. Some will have the respiratory condition, some will care for family and friends who suffer from COPD, while others join in the narrative for the first time this November. We want people to hear about a condition that affects around 380,000 people in Ireland, with an estimated 120,000 more undiagnosed. Pictured at Holy Child Parish Centre Whitehall, Dublin were Anna Rothwell, Mary Saurin, Sue Bowles, Bernard Moore, Mona Scott, Gerry O’Brien, Thelma Foley and Derek Gallagher. Picture Jason Clarke