12th ALAT Congress to take place in Panama

Published on June 19th, 2019

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Panama City will be the location for the 12th ALAT Congress, by the Latin American Thoracic Society (Asociación Latinoamericana de Tórax, ALAT), July 3-6, 2019.

In collaboration with the Fundación Lovexair, Alpha-1 Global supports this initiative and will have representation at the event.

The event aims at gathering patients, healthcare professionals, and patient organizations in the same space to spread awareness about respiratory diseases and raise the voice of the patient community and their caregivers and families.

One of the main goals of the Congress is to define a plan of action to promote respiratory health throughout Latin America, while educating healthcare professionals and the general public on the latest scientific advancements and practical advice throughout the region.

On July 4-5, the “1st LATAM Respiratory Patients Summit” (1ra Cumbre LATAM de Pacientes Respiratorios) is open to patients, patient representatives and patient organizations.

On July 5th, the symposium titled “AAT Deficit: early diagnosis to modify the prognosis” takes place where healthcare professionals and students are invited to participate.

On July 6th, the public event “Healthy life, healthy Lungs” (Por la Vida, Pulmones Saludables) aims to promote public respiratory health among patients, caregivers, family members and the general public, with the opportunity to get an on-site pulmonary test.

For more information, please visit the official website of the Congress here.

For more information on the Fundación Lovexair, please click here.

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