National Lung Health Seminar & Official Launch

The Lung Foundation observed Lung Health Month by hosting a National Lung Health Seminar (held in conjunction with its official launch). The seminar featured a range of expert speakers, including a key note address by leading Australian Pulmonologist, Dr Lucy Morgan, Dept. of Respiratory Medicine, Concord Hospital, NSW, Australia.

The purpose of the seminar was to:

  • Raise awareness of the need for New Zealanders to have healthy lungs and the impact poor lung health has;
  • Educate attendees on areas they can help to keep their patients lungs healthy, including: smoking cessation, vaccination, diagnostics and holistic techniques and therapies;
  • Enhance sector wide collaboration.

View the Seminar programme here.

View the Seminar Speaker presentations here.

View the Seminar Speaker presentation videos here.

Lung Health Awareness Month article in Contact magazine.

Lung Foundation launch article on Scoop.

Herald article on lung cancer.

Calls to raise lung cancer awareness on Newshub.