Call For Presentations
We are excited to be hosting the 11th Annual Respiratory Health Forum!
This year, in response to COVID-19, we will be hosting the forum virtually in the fall to address site interests and needs.
The deadline for submission is July 16, 2020.
For details on how to and to submit your Expression of Interest application, please visit https://hcp.lunghealth.ca/rhf
Please feel free to forward this information and/or the above link to any of your colleagues who would be interested in showcasing their work at this forum.
RHF planning committee
Impact of COVID-19 Crisis on Cancer Patients and Their Ability to Receive Treatment
The COVID-19 pandemic has put cancer patients in the untenable situation of limiting access to essential cancer care, including tests, treatments and clinical trials, while at the same time having to worry about contracting COVID-19 in their immune-compromised condition.
Changes to Tobacco Control Regulations
See below two fact sheets from Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada, for a number of tobacco and vaping regulations that took effect July 1st.
Free Webinar In Collaboration with Alberta Kinesiology Association
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Techniques: A Physiological Rationale led by Dr. Bryan Ross of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).
July 16, 2020 | 17h00 – 19h00 MST
Techniques de la réadaptation pulmonaire: Une perspective physiologique animé par le Dr Bryan Ross de la Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM).
14 juillet 2020 | 19h30 à 20h30 EDT
“Hockey fans have the biggest hearts,”
says Walter Gretzky, father of “The Great One” Wayne Gretzky, and long-time lung health advocate.
“I’m challenging Canada to get out there in their driveways, backyards, or even their living rooms, to have some home hockey fun and show their support for the Lung Health Foundation. Give lung health your best shot!”