The European COPD Coalition is an alliance of stakeholders involved in preventing and treating COPD, and caring for COPD patients.
The members are: The European Respiratory Nurses Association (ERNA), the International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPRCRG), the Dutch Lung Alliance (LAN), The British Lung Foundation (BLF), LoveXAir (Spain), the COPD Support Ireland (COPD Support IE), the Association for Quality in Modern Society (ACSM- Romania), the Lithuanian Society of Pulmonology and Allergy (LSPA), and The Association for Respiratory Technology & Physiology (ARTP- UK)
Parties interested in supporting the purpose, activities and programmes of the ECC are welcome to join the association as members. There are two categories of membership:
- Category A members
Category A members consist of COPD patient organisations and medical, academic or scientific groups, entities, organisations or communities within Europe, operating on a European level.
- Category B members
Category B members consist of any individuals, groups, entities, organisations or communities that are interested in furthering the goals of the Association and that do not belong to the previous category.