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Global Health

Headquartered in the United States, the American Thoracic Society embraces a global commitment to advancing lung health across all corners of the world. Central to our mission is the promotion of global lung health initiatives. Our membership base is a testament to our international reach, including individuals from 129 countries, with over 30 percent residing beyond the U.S. borders, showcasing our diverse and global community.

Through our education, advocacy, and research efforts, the ATS is actively improving lung health in countries worldwide. The ATS International Health Committee leads the Society's efforts in global health and international membership.