BPCRS Partnership with University of Edinburgh at RESPIRE team

Date: August 11th, 2018

The RESPIRE team funded by the NHS National Institute for Health Research, it is a Global Health Research Unit focusing on respiratory health in Asia specially the impact of lung diseases worldwide.

The NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE) at The University of Edinburgh is an NIHR Global Health Research Unit funded as part of the NIHR Global Health Research Programme in 2016/17. It is one of 13 Units funded across the UK, and one of two at the University of Edinburgh.

The collaborating researchers from Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, and Pakistan will work to identify key challenges in these areas and to ensure potential interventions are fit for purpose around the world.

The teams will investigate infectious diseases – such as pneumonia – as well as long term illnesses including asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD).

BPCRS actively collaborating with this team to achieve goals in BD.

RESPIRE team members at the Edinburgh Meeting, September 2017

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