World COPD Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) to improve awareness and care of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) around the world. World COPD Day 2015 will take place on November 18 around the theme "It's Not Too Late."

Read the 2015 World COPD Day International Press Release.


Latest World COPD Day News


Get inspired! Click here to view a slideshow of World COPD Day 2014 activities.

World COPD Day 2015 media materials and educational posters are now available! 

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Mark your calendar

World COPD Day takes place each year on the second or third Wednesday in November.

WCD 2015: November 18 

WCD 2016: November 16