We often consider our breathing and respiratory health to be something granted. However, the lung is a vital organ
vulnerable to infection and injury. These alterations prevent him from working properly and this has a direct impact
on the quality of life of people and those around him 
These are some of the limitations suffered by people living with a chronic respiratory disease. We are talking about asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis. These diseases are characterized, among other things, by a reduction in respiratory flow. Hence, experts point out that they constitute a major public health problem worldwide.
Respiratory diseases are the main causes of death and disability in the world. According to WHO (2004) estimates,
there are some 235 million people with asthma and 64 million with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) .
In Spain, respiratory diseases rank third among the deadliest ailments. According to data from the National Statistics Institute (INE), in 2016 there were 46,812 deaths from lung diseases, which represents 11.4% of the total deaths registered annually in the Spanish geography.
In recent years, at Chiesi we go further in offering therapeutic solutions, we provide tools and services to help patients improve the management of their pathology or facilitate work of health professionals. In addition, Chiesi is committed to supporting scientific training through scientific meetings in order to be an exchange of knowledge between the medical community. NeumoChiesi, Espacio Asma or BronChiCare are examples of these meetings.
It is a space of knowledge about respiratory health for professionals interested and specialized
in respiratory diseases.
On this website, professionals can find useful information for the management of respiratory diseases: courses, publications, current news, events and reliable materials to prescribe patients.
It is a program for people with asthma and COPD, family, caregivers and general population that provides practical,
reliable and quality information from health professionals to raise awareness and sensitize.
With training actions in pharmacies, carried out with the collaboration of nursing professionals and pharmacists, Respirar es vida contributes to raise awareness regarding the importance of good therapeutic adherence.