Tenth Foundation Day

Chest Research Foundation celebrates its 10th Foundation Day.

Chest Research Foundation extends its Foundation Day celebrations over the entire year marked with a series of events.

World COPD Day (WCD) 2012

World COPD Day falls on the third Wednesday of the month of November.

This year, it is observed on 14th November, 2012.

Come, join hands with CRF to create and spread awareness about COPD ( Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases)!!!!!

World Spirometry Day (WSD) 2012

World Spirometry Day is observed to create awareness and impress upon the need of spirometry.

This year it is observed on 27 June, 2012.

World Asthma Day (WAD) 2013

World Asthma Day falls on the first Tuesday of the month of May. This year it will be observed on 7th May, 2013.

Come, join hands with CRF to create and spread awareness about Asthma!!!!!

World Asthma Day 2012 was observed on 1st May, 2012.

World Asthma Day 2011

Chest Research Foundation was actively involved in an asthma rally in the heart of Pune city.

A national round table conference was organized on 30th April, 2011. his conference was attended by Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) from across India. during this conference, important issues related to adherence to asthma medication was discussed with the KOLs offering posible solutions to the rampant problem of non adherence to medication.

It was during this conference that the idea of initiating a National Asthma Control Mission was conceived. Chest Research Foundation hopes to have achieved its first stepping stone into this mission in a period of 12 months.

The World Asthma Day this year also saw Chest Research Foundation inaugurating the patient education and counseling session where one on one interaction with patients helped them understand their disease better and attempted to dispel their myths regarding asthma therapy.

In an attempt to reach out to the rural masses, CRF also had a short play on pediatric asthma broadcast on All India Radio. The plot of the play was essentially to dispel myths regarding inhalers and steroids used in asthma management.