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Score a goal for lung health this week-end with FC Barcelona

Join FC Barcelona to test your lungs for free

FC Barçelona, the European Commission (EC) and the European Lung Foundation (ELF) invite you to ‘score a goal for lung health’ at an open public event at Plaça de la Universitat, Barcelona on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th of September.

This one-off, interactive event calls on members of the public to test their lung health and learn more about the ‘Quit Smoking With Barça’ (www.quitsmokingwithbarca.eu) programme.  Over 20 health professionals will be onsite to offer free lung function testing and advice on maintaining healthy lungs. Personal advice on quitting smoking will also be available with handy gadgets on offer to help people kick the habit. Visitors will also get to test their football skills by scoring a goal for lung health.

The two-day public event is organised by the European Lung Foundation, the European Respiratory Society and the European Commission, and supported by FC Barcelona and the European COPD Coalition.

WHEN:               Friday 6th and Saturday 7th of September 2013

10am to 8pm (on both days)

WHERE:            Plaça de la Universitat, Barcelona

As well as undergoing free lung testing and receiving personal advice from health professionals, members of the public will also have a chance to meet FC Barcelona’s Jordi Monés, (Head of the Medical Team at FC Barcelona), as well as official representatives from the European Lung Foundation and European Respiratory Society. The event launches on Friday 6th September at 10.00 am.


September 4th, 2013 | Published in Uncategorized,