Annual Congress Vienna 2012

Saturday, 01.09.2012
Sunday, 02.09.2012
Monday, 03.09.2012
Tuesday, 04.09.2012
Wednesday, 05.09.2012

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2012; 40: Suppl. 56, abstract number.

The global burden of disease

Hot topics
Chairs: C. Janson (Uppsala, Sweden), D. Jarvis (London, United Kingdom)
Aims: At the end of this session the audience will have gained knowledge in:
- the overall approach to assessing the global burden of disease in this context, and the assessment of disabilty-adjusted life years;
- the current findings on the global burden of COPD and asthma;
- the current findings on the global burden of pneumoconiosis and interstitial lung disease;
- and the current information needed to enhance our understanding of the global burden of respiratory disease.
Getting better data to measure the burden of respiratory disease and influence health and public health policy
S. Buist (Portland, United States of America)
Slide presentationMultimedia files
Slide presentationMultimedia files