The COVID-19 pandemic has created a unique opportunity for countries across the globe to share resources and experiences to control the pandemic and improve lung health. This article provides actions that can be used moving forward for patients, healthcare professionals and in the community.
What does the article discuss?
The authors are all members of the Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD, www.gard-breathefreely.org/). They are frontline healthcare providers and researchers from over 80 countries, who are working to reduce the burden of long-term lung diseases. They have used their hands-on experience and lessons learned from the pandemic to share a series of recommendations.
What are the recommendations?
Why is this important?
The authors say that they hope their practical suggestions can not only help to combat the COVID-19 pandemic but also improve the state of healthcare across the globe.
You can see a full list of all the recommendations in the original research paper.
Read the original research paper:
Title: A Global Respiratory Perspective on the COVID-19 Pandemic: Commentary and Action Proposals
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