NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE)
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This programme of work focuses on infections, which start suddenly, such as pneumonia and bronchitis.

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This programme of work focuses on long-term conditions which develop and worsen over time, including asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) and lung cancer.

Healthcare worker wearing protective suit taking a swab for coronavirus sample from woman

Launched in response to the coronavirus pandemic, this programme of work aims to accelerate research to build knowledge and inform the global response to COVID-19.

This platform will focus on how we work with partners to promote shared understanding and develop effective, reciprocal and ethical working relationships.

This platform will focus on increasing the number of health professionals and researchers who are trained to undertake high quality research.

This platform will focus on maximising the uses that research data can be put to, in safe and secure ways.