Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Today is World Asthma Day 2012!

Asthma is a serious global health problem. People of all ages in countries throughout the world are affected by this chronic airway disorder that, when uncontrolled, can place severe limits on daily life and is sometimes fatal. The prevalence of asthma is increasing in most countries, especially among children. Asthma is a significant burden, not only in terms of health care costs but also of lost productivity and reduced participation in family life.


GINA's (Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention) presents a comprehensive plan to manage asthma with the goal of reducing chronic disability and premature deaths while allowing patients with asthma to lead productive and fulfilling lives. 
GINA is a global guidelines which unites all our actual knowledge about treatment of this chronic disorder. It is updated every year, we are presenting you the last update which was published in December 2011. 
 
WE ARE CONGRATULATING EVERYBODY WITH THIS IMPORTANT DAY! HAPPY WORLD ASTHMA DAY 2012!

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  1. World Asthma Day is organised and celebrated every year since 1998 on the first Tuesday of May. Every year this day is organised by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) in collaboration with other health groups and asthma educators for raising awareness about the disease across the globe.

    Today is World Asthma Day 2012: A Global Initiative to Control Asthma.

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