24 March is World TB Day.
Chairs: Dr Anne Irungu (PATS) and Dr Stefan Unger (ERS). Speakers: Prof Ameena Goga (SA) and Dr Massimiliano Don (Italy)
The PATS and ERS paediatric webinar series continues, with a Reducing the burden of CAP in children: looking at intervention webinar on 15 April 2021.
The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the upcoming Virtual school on Interstitial lung diseases (ILDs).
The January 2021 issue of the Journal of the Pan African Thoracic Society (JPATS) is now available online.
Access to an effective, affordable COVID-19 vaccine is an urgent issue for African countries. An effective vaccine is currently being rolled out in the UK, USA and Canada, but not in any African country. We need strong advocacy to ensure that African populations have timely access to an affordable COVID-19 vaccine.
PATS will be hosting the 'Update on Diagnosis of Respiratory Infections' webinar on 24 November 2020.
18 November is World COPD Day.
Chairs: Refiloe Masekela (PATS) and Marielle Pijnenburg (ERS). Speakers: Marijke Proesmans (Belgium) and Diane Gray (SA)
PATS and ERS will be cohosting a series of paediatric webinars, starting with Non-CF Bronchiectasis: diagnostic approach and management on 19 January 2021.
PATS will be hosting the 'Pneumonia and the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa' webinar on 11 November 2020.
The African Infant and Preschool Lung Function Working Group held their virtual meeting in October 2020.
The September issue of the Journal of the Pan African Thoracic Society (JPATS) is available online.
25 September is World Lung Day.
1 August is World Lung Cancer Day
Thanks to a generous donation from Professor Emerita Sonia Buist, we are delighted to announce this unique opportunity for PATS MECOR graduates.