The National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2013 funding chart shows that compared to the huge number of deaths every year (nearly 140,000), COPD is still terribly underfunded. Attached is the chart, which looks very much like the prior 2010 chart and the most current funding statistics continue this trend. The graph is here.
Announcing our 9th Annual COPD Education Day: Rehabilitation, Oxygen and Health Heroes on Saturday, September 12, 2015, 9am-2pm at Queen’s Conference Center. The event is FREE and open to patients, caregivers, healthcare providers and interested public. Speakers include Gehan Devendra, MD, pulmonologist and intensivist at Queen’s Medical Center talking about the latest in COPD, Susan … Read more
Yet another year marks another successful COPD Education Day event at the Queen’s Medical Center in downtown Honolulu. Hawaii COPD Coalition organizes this event annually and provides a free event to the public with information, education, booths, and speakers – all in the effort of advocacy and helping those with COPD. Check out the Event Photos … Read more
Meeting times and dates for 2015 and 2016 COPD support group meetings at Pali Momi–2nd Tuesdays of every month! We will be meeting in the new Pali Momi Women’s Pavilion Conference Room, 10-noon. There is free parking. Support group meetings continue at Kaiser Honolulu on 2nd Friday, 10-noon in Conference Room 2E. Save the date for the 9th annual … Read more
Registration coming soon for our biggest event of the year! It will be the 8th Annual COPD Education Day on Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 9am-2pm at Queen’s Conference Center, 1301 Punchbowl Street. It is free and open to the public, especially people with emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or chronic asthma, their caregivers and healthcare providers.In 2014, our … Read more
Come and join us at our monthly support group meetings facilitated by an experienced respiratory therapist and lung health educator, with frequent guest speakers on a variety of health topics. Supplies and light refreshments are provided; meetings are free and open to the public. Kaiser Honolulu Meetings Kaiser Honolulu, 1010 Pensacola from 10am-noon every 2nd Friday, 2014-2015. $3 … Read more
Join the conversation on Monday, August 18, 2014 from 5-6pm on HIPO, FM89.3 or 89.7. Hostess is internist, Dr. Kathleen Kozak of Straub with guest speakers Valerie Chang, Executive Director of Hawaii COPD Coalition, addressing the upcoming COPD Education Day as well as physical therapists from Central Oahu Physical Therapy Specialists, Bobby Togawa and Bernie Soriano. Call in your questions about COPD and exercise … Read more