Get Involved and Spread Awareness

Support World Bronchiectasis Day

World Bronchiectasis Day Collage

There are many ways to get involved and spread awareness of bronchiectasis. Attend a virtual event, post on your social networks, advocate for increased research and funding, and more! Your voice can make a difference for someone affected by bronchiectasis.

Get involved:

  1. Donate to support the COPD Foundation’s mission to help millions of people live longer and healthier lives by advancing research, advocacy, and awareness to stop COPD, bronchiectasis, and NTM lung disease.
  2. Share your story. Whether you have bronchiectasis or are a caregiver, 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 #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024, or contact us at
  3. Share information about bronchiectasis and World Bronchiectasis Day on social media. Use the posts below, use the content provided in our toolkits (available in English, Spanish and French) or write your own to promote #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024 and increase awareness. Your participation helps educate others and encourage communities and governments to invest in bronchiectasis education, research, and support for those with bronchiectasis. When posting, please use the hashtag #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024 and tag us: @COPDFoundation. Follow, like, and share posts on the COPD Foundation social sites. #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024 events and education for all participating global organizations will be shared from this account:
  4. Join: BronchandNTM360social. You can share your photos, videos, and posts for #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024 on BronchandNTM360social. We’ll announce events, education, and social challenges through July 1st.
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Social Media Posts to Spread in Support of World Bronchiectasis Day


  1. Bronchiectasis IS manageable. Education, advocacy, and empowerment are critical for successful disease management. Join the cause and support awareness for #bronchiectasis. #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024
  2. Advocate for #bronchiectasis research and funding. Learn more: #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024
  3. Patient education is key to managing your #bronchiectasis. Visit bronchiectasis FAQs ( for free resources. #bronchiectasis #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024
  4. What is #bronchiectasis? Learn more in this video from the Lung Foundation Australia: #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024
  5. What do you know about the relationship between bronchiectasis and COPD? Learn more: #bronchiectasis #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024 #COPD
  6. Barbara has #bronchiectasis. This is her story about living with bronchiectasis. Watch this video by @EuropeanLung, a #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024 partner:
  7. Be a voice for those with #bronchiectasis. Breath is the lifeblood of everything we are, everything we do, and everything we can do. #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024 #Advocacy

Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn

  1. July 1st is #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024. 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: #bronchiectasis @COPDFoundation
  2. Amplify the voices of our community and raise awareness for people with #bronchiectasis. Learn more: #WorldBronchiecasisDay #bronchiectasis @COPDFoundation
  3. Are you looking for a community of people with #bronchiectasis? Join this active online community of people with bronchiectasis, caregivers, and health care professionals. Spread your experience, find welcoming friends, and connect with others in the bronchiectasis community. Register today! BronchandNTM360social #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024 @copdfoundation
  4. 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! #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024 @COPDFoundation
  5. 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. #WorldBronchiectasisDay2024 partner @ATS #bronchiectasis

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