News and Events

Al-Ghobain M

Dr Mohammed Al Ghobain has won the Best Publication of 2015 for the paper titled "The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: a BOLD study" This award has been given by the Department of Medicine from the King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences.
10 May 2016

Benin Local Training A new BOLD site is being started in Cotonou, Benin.The BOLD study will be the first initiative to produce reliable evidence of how much disease is in the local population, and what the burden is.
2nd Sep 2013
Training in Mysore Training session hosted by the Chest Research Foundation in Pune
19th June 2013
Local Traing in Kyryzstan Kyryztan study team undergoing local training in spirometry methods .
19th May 2013
Local Traing in Sudan

Malawi study team undergoing local training in spirometry methods and conducting BOLD fieldwork.
19th May 2013

Local Traing in Sudan

Local training of field workers in spirometry techniques with the help of BOLD Study Coordinator Louisa Gnatiuc, Sudan, March 2013
9th April 2013

Seminar in Nigeria

A successful seminar was held on the BOLD study in Nigeria and was attended by academics, study participants, community members, council staff, traditional leaders, students, field workers and the media
9th Jan 2013

Morocco conducted data collection for the study

The team from Fez, Morocco completed their BOLD methodology training in London, locally trained their field workers and conducted data collection for the study

Cuba local traing and fieldwork

The BOLD team in Cuba are carrying out fieldwork for the study.

Annaba Field work

Study teams conducting fieldwork at the site in Annaba, Algeria. Field workers are using spirometry to determine the lung function of participants.

Latest london training

Principle Investigators and Study Co-ordinators from Bangladesh, Colombia, Fiji, Kyrgystan and Malaysia completed training in BOLD study methodology at the BOLD coordinating centre in London
26th-29th November 2012.

Icelandic, Swedish and Estonian BOLD Study teams at their local training in study methods, Iceland
Gabon Local trainingn

Local training in BOLD study methodology was completed in Gabon in November 2012
24th Nov 2012

Recent Training in London

The BOLD study has been successfully completed in Sousse Tunisia Preliminary results have been presented at the European Respiratory Society Congress in Vienna, in September 2012 by Dr Myriam Denguezli
24th Sep 2012

Recent Training in London

BOLD Principal Investigators from Cuba, Malawi and Trinidad and Tobago, have successfully completed training in COPD survey methodology .
16th Feb 2012

Training in London

The BOLD study team in Annaba, Algeria, has successfully completed local training in study methods .
1st Feb 2012

Local Training in Sudan

Local training in BOLD study methodology has been completed in Khartoum, Sudan .Ready to start the data collection .
4th Jan 2012

Training in London

Data collection has been successfully completed in Srinagar, Kashmir (N India) .
1st Jan 2012

Training in London

BOLD Principal Investigators from Malawi, Moldova, Saudi Arabia and Sudan, have successfully completed training in COPD survey methodology .
1st July 2011

BOLD Africa Training Workshop

A successful training session for undertaking the BOLD study has been completed in Ile-Ife, Nigeria .
3rd May 2011

BOLD Africa Training Workshop

The BOLD Africa training workshop, KEMRI, November 2010.
23rd December 2010

Kenya BOLD Team

With the kind support of the Kenyan BOLD team based at the Centre for Respiratory Disease Research, a new training sessions will be held in Nairobi at the end of November 2010
25th October 2010

Collaborators Meeting in Fez

A successful meeting with the MAGHREB collaborators and the local representative of Boehringer-Ingelheim has been held at the University of Fez, Morocco, in May 2010
10th June 2010

Trainning in India

Training session hosted by the Chest Research Foundation in Pune
30 February 2010

Site Visit India

The data collection in Pune, India is almost completed
25 February 2010

Local Training in Fes,Morocco Local BOLD Study Training in Fes,Morocco
13 January 2010
Phillpines Field Work Team

A new site in rural Philippines has successfully completed BOLD
20 September 2009

Training in London

Two training sessions have been held in London
20 May 2009