National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute release first-ever COPD National Action Plan

On May 22nd, at 1:00p.m. the plan will be publicly released during the American Thoracic Society’s annual conference in Washington, D.C. To formally announce the plan, a panel discussion is planned featuring presenters from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the COPD Foundation, and Alpha-1 Foundation. The event will be livestreamed at, where you will also be able to view and download a pre-view copy of the Plan and find promotional materials such as the fact sheet and outreach toolkit.