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European Respiratory Society (ERS)

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Field of activity and scope

Founded in 1990, the European Respiratory Society (ERS) is a swiss-based nonprofit making, international medical organisation with over 7 000 individual members from 100 countries. It promotes research, fosters education and facilitates knowledge exchange in order to improve patient care in the field of respiratory medicin.


- Organizes an annual congress gathering over 16 000 delegates.

Publications related to children’s environment and health

- European respiratory Journal (ERJ): Europe’s leading monthly journal devoted to lung disease.

- Lung Health in Europe - Facts & Figures

- The European Lung White Book (The First Comprehensive Survey on Respiratory Health in Europe).

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