Get Involved

Support World Bronchiectasis Day

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There are several ways to get involved and share awareness for bronchiectasis. Whether you attend events, post on social, or advocate for more research and funding for bronchiectasis, your voice can make a difference for someone affected by bronchiectasis. Consider these ways to get involved:

  1. #LaceUpforLungs: Walk for #WorldBronchiectasisDay: We invite the global bronchiectasis community to #LaceUpforLungs, and to walk on behalf of bronchiectasis awareness. This do-it-yourself (DIY) event provides the opportunity for you to lace up for lung health and promote bronchiectasis awareness at the same time. Lace Up for LungsIt’s fun and easy to get involved and you get to do something healthy, too! Take a picture or video and show others that you support #bronchiectasis awareness. Use one of the posts below or write your own and share it on social media. Let others know about bronchiectasis and that you are joining us in bringing the world together for bronchiectasis. Are you ready to get your own Lace-Up for Lungs toolkit to get started? Sign up here and we will email you Lace-Up for Lungs tools to help you get started!
  2. Attend bronchiectasis-related events – be informed and share with others.
  3. Donate to support the Foundation’s mission to prevent COPD, bronchiectasis, and nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) lung disease and to seek cures while improving lives and advocating for all affected.
  4. Share your story: Has bronchiectasis impacted you? Whether you have bronchiectasis, are a caregiver for someone that does, a friend, a family member, or a health care provider, we encourage you to tell your story. Post on social media and use the hashtag #WorldBronchiectasisDay, or contact us at info@bronchiectasisandntm360.org.
  5. Share information about bronchiectasis and World Bronchiectasis Day on social media: Use the posts below or write your own to promote #WorldBronchiectasisDay and encourage others in your country to be aware of bronchiectasis. Your participation will help us to educate others and encourage communities and governments to invest in bronchiectasis education, research, and support for those with bronchiectasis and others not yet diagnosed. When posting, please use the hashtag #WorldBronchiectasisDay and tag us: @COPDFoundation. Follow, like, and share posts on the COPD Foundation social sites. #WorldBronchiectasisDay events and education for all participating global organizations will be shared from this account:

    And, if you have not already, please join: BronchandNTM360social. You can share your photos, videos, and posts for #WorldBronchiectasisDay and #LaceUpforLungs challenges on BronchandNTM360social. We’ll announce events, education, and social challenges through July 1st.

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Social Media Posts to Share in Support of World Bronchiectasis Day

Twitter

  1. Bronchiectasis IS manageable. Education, advocacy, and empowerment are critical for successful disease management. Join the cause and support awareness for #bronchiectasis. Worldbronchiectasisday.org #WorldBronchiectasisDay
  2. Advocate for #bronchiectasis research and funding. Learn more: worldbronchiectasis.org #WorldBronchiectasisDay #LaceUpforLungs
  3. Patient education is key to managing your #bronchiectasis. Visit bronchiectasis FAQs (https://www.bronchiectasisandntminitiative.org/Bronchiectasis/Bronchiectasis-Resources/Bronchiectasis-FAQs) for free resources. #LaceUpforLungs #bronchiectasis #WorldBronchiectasisDay
  4. What is #bronchiectasis? Learn more in this video from the Lung Foundation Australia: https://youtu.be/MjsSIu8q3RQ #WorldBronchiectasisDay
  5. Join us and #LaceUpforLungs on #WorldBronchiectasisDay! Amplify the voices of our community and raise awareness for people with #bronchiectasis. #WorldBronchiectasisDay #MedTwitter
  6. What do you know about the relationship between bronchiectasis and COPD? Learn more: https://bit.ly/bronchiectasis-COPD #bronchiectasis #WorldBronchiectasisDay #LaceUpforLungs #COPD
  7. I #LaceUpforLungs in support of #WorldBronchiectasisDay. Join me, share your walk progress, your pix or video, and a key fact, story, or tips about bronchiectasis. #WorldBronchiectasDay
  8. Barbara has #bronchiectasis. This is her story about living with bronchiectasis. Watch this video by @EuropeanLung, a #WorldBronchiectasisDay partner: https://europeanlung.org/en/people-and-partners/your-experiences/gb-barbara-crossley-antibiotic-resistance-the-way-forward/
  9. Be a voice for those with #bronchiectasis. Breath is the lifeblood of everything we are, everything we do, and everything we can do. #WorldBronchiectasisDay #LaceUpforLungs #Advocacy

Facebook or LinkedIn

  1. July 1st is #WorldBronchiectasisDay. Did you know that hundreds of thousands of people worldwide live with bronchiectasis, and some may not yet have been diagnosed? Discover the symptoms of #bronchiectasis: worldbronchiectasisday.org. #LaceUpforLungs #bronchiectasis @COPDFoundation
  2. Join us and go the distance for #bronchiectasis. #LaceUpforLungs for #WorldBronchiectasisDay. You can plan a DIY walk and share your pix/ video. Challenge your friends and share the bronchiectasis community voice: worldbronchiectasisday.org @COPDFoundation
  3. Amplify the voices of our community and raise awareness for people with #bronchiectasis. Learn more: worldbronchiectasisday.org. #WorldBronchiecasisDay #LaceUpforLungs #bronchiectasis @COPDFoundation
  4. Are you looking for a community of people with #bronchiectasis? Join this active online community of people with bronchiectasis, caregivers, and health care professionals. Share your experience, find welcoming friends, and connect with others in the bronchiectasis community. Register today! BronchandNTM360social #WorldBronchiectasisDay @copdfoundation
  5. Advocate for #bronchiectasis research and funding in your country. Write to members of your local government to support bronchiectasis research and education for the undiagnosed! #WorldBronchiectasisDay @COPDFoundation
  6. Join the #LaceUpforLungs challenge in support of #WorldBronchiectasisDay. Lace up and move for the mission! WorldBronchiectasisDay.org. Together we can do more to support #bronchiectasis #WorldBronchiectasisDay #LaceUpforLungs @COPDFoundation
  7. Providers: Did You Know that the prevalence of #bronchiectasis is increasing in the U.S. and Europe? It occurs more frequently in women, and its prevalence rises with age. Read the ATS Journal article, Bronchiectasis: Phenotyping an orphan disease. #WorldBronchiectasisDay partner @ATS #bronchiectasis

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