Rosado Pinto Paper Published in Chinese Scientific Journal

The Journal of Thoracic Disease, scientific journal of reference in China, published in its October edition a paper by José Rosado Pinto, coordinator of the Immunoallergology Service of Hospital da Luz Lisboa. In this paper, an evaluation is made of the Global Alliance Against Respiratory Diseases (GARD) in its 10 years of activity in Portugal, this immunoallergologist being the national coordinator.

GARD is an alliance of national and international entities in the area of respiratory disease, created in 2009 with the support of the World Health Organization.

In the paper now published – entitled “The global alliance against chronic respiratory diseases in Portugal: 10 years of experience” –, it is explained how GARD activity “contributed for better national results in the fight against respiratory diseases”. Simultaneously, the public programs for the prevention of these diseases are defined, as well as the collaboration with other Portuguese speaking countries, among other topics.

The paper, co-authored by Pedro Martins, immunoallergologist at the British Hospital and vice-president of the Portuguese Society of Clinical Allergology and Immunology, can be read here