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The 2023 Global Respiratory Summit was held in a hybrid format (virtually and in person) on Friday, 8 September 2023, in the NH Milano Congress Center, Milan (Italy), and in a live-streaming format. The GRS provides the platform for patient organizations to raise their voice for urgent issues, share best practices, and come together with respiratory advocacy organizations.


10:00h to 16:00h CEST:

  • Welcome and GAAPP Year in Review – Tonya Winders, GAAPP President 
  • Keynote Presentation: YouTube Health
  • Panel – How to best work with Industry Partners: AstraZeneca, Sanofi, Regeneron, GSK & Roche 
  • Lunch BreakBreakout Session I: Disease State – Asthma, COPD, Rare Disease
  • Breakout Session I: Report Back
  • Breakout Session II: Regional Representation – APAC, Africa + the Middle East, Southeast Europe (Balkan), Europe, Ibero-America, North America)
  • Breakout Session II Report Back
  • Conclusions: Where Do We Go from Here? – Tonya Winders, GAAPP President 
  • 16:00 – Adjourn

Summary and notes

Photos of the event

Video Recording of the Streaming

If you missed the GRS 2023, you can now watch the full recording here. Navigate through the YouTube player to access specific parts of the program:

GAAPP Academy 2023

We also supported our members with 6 capacity-building webinars held online from February to July 2023.  These sessions covered various topics offered in English with live Spanish interpretation. You can watch the webinars again on our GAAPP Academy page, together with the videos from the past 2 years. Webinar topics of 2023:

  1. Demystifying clinical trials
  2. Volunteer management
  3. Adjusting your social media
  4. Free tools for nonprofits
  5. Grow your advocacy community
  6. Getting involved in HTA

With generous support from our sponsors

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Our previous Global Respiratory Summits