Respiratory Health Association Of Metropolitan Chicago
Respiratory Health Association is a not-for-profit organization located on Chicago’s Near West Side.
Initially founded as the Chicago Tuberculosis Institute, the organization has undergone several name changes since 1906 to incorporate its expanding mission. Today, the association fights lung disease and promotes healthy lungs through research, advocacy and educational efforts on behalf of individuals and families affected by lung cancer, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other lung diseases.
The organization serves people living with lung disease through community-based interventions, including assisting with grants for research, creating policy initiatives that address long-term concerns on respiratory diseases, and developing programs to prevent lung disease.
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