Leading experts from China and overseas urged more efforts be made across the globe to fight chronic respiratory diseases, which have become a major public health threat that deserves more attention, they said.

The Beijing Call to Action for lung health promotion was released by the Global Alliance Against Chronic Respiratory Diseases and the World Health Organization over the weekend in Beijing.

The statement “call (s) on national governments, healthcare professionals and partner organizations to scale up the prevention, diagnosis, management, monitoring and research on chronic respiratory diseases, and promote lung health.”

 

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