World Lung Day 2019

BMJ Open Respiratory Research and the British Thoracic Society are proud to be participating in World Lung Day 2019, an opportunity for us all to unite and promote better lung health globally.

In support of World Lung Day, we have created this special collection of articles showcasing the latest research in respiratory diseases and lung health.

As part of this, we have selected some of our favourite articles to showcase the important research to improve lung health worldwide.

We have highlighted articles related to the following topics:

If you are interested in more content for World Lung Day, our companion journal, Thorax has made a selection of editorials free to access for the whole of September. Find them here.

BMJ Open Respiratory Research is offering a 15% discount on APCs for articles submitted in September. Please quote the code 2019WORLDLUNGDAY upon payment.

Global Health

Pneumonia and Respiratory Infections


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Lung Cancer