Upcoming Events & Activities

Check out our upcoming events, campaigns, webinars & awareness days. Click on each event to learn more and find out how your organization can join!

Event Legend

  • GAAPP Events
  • Member Organization Events
  • World Awareness Day

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Current Communication Grants

Past Communication Grants

World Lung Day 2023

To provide an actual global perspective, during 2023’s edition of our Global Respiratory Summit, GAAPP asked 11 global patient advocates and leaders of patient organizations from 8 different countries and three continents who joined us in Milan what was the biggest challenge for Lung Health in their countries.
Read More World Lung Day 2023

Other Events

Annual Events

For member organizations, GAAPP annually executes the following:

GAAPP Academy

Every year we complement our Global Respiratory Summit with 6 Capacity-Building webinars. Each year’s topics are selected based on our member patient organizations’ feedback and unmet needs. You can watch our GAAPP Academy videos at this link: http://gaapp.org/events/webinars/

World Awareness Days

GAAPP is developing, conducting, and disseminating multi-channel awareness campaigns of World Awareness Days across all communication channels that we will announce and promote every year a few weeks before the stipulated date to share with our member organizations. Unity makes us strong! Our yearly Awareness Day campaigns:

  • World Rare Disease Day, 28 February (or 29 every 4th year)
  • World Health Day, 7 April
  • World CRSwNP Day, 24 April
  • European Alpha-1 Day, 25 April
  • World Allergy Awareness Week 22-28 April (changes yearly)
  • World Pulmonary Hypertension Day, 5 May
  • World Asthma Day: Every first Tuesday of May
  • World Eosinophilic Diseases Day, 18 May
  • World Bronchiectasis Day, 1 July
  • World NTM Day, 4 August
  • World Cystic Fibrosis Day, 8 September
  • World Atopic Dermatitis Day, 14 September
  • World Lung Day, 25 September
  • World Latex Allergy Awareness Week, 1-7 October
  • World Urticaria Day, 1 October
  • World O2 Day, 2 October
  • World COPD Day: Every second or third Wednesday of November
  • World Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month, November
  • World Alpha-1 Awareness Month, November