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Global Asthma Reports increasing visibility

Global Asthma Reports are very popular. Between them the Global Asthma Reports have had a total of 163,807 downloads to date!
The Global Asthma Report 2011 has been downloaded 33,272 times since it was first published.
The Global Asthma Report 2014 was downloaded more than 92,000 times over 4 years. It has been downloaded 93,005 times to date.
The Global Asthma Report 2018 has been downloaded 37,530 times in its first 12 months.

Kosovo World Asthma Day

7 May 2019

Seventh International Conference "World Asthma Day", Prishtina 2019

The VII International Conference WAD-Prishtina 2019, was held on 07.05.2019 in Pristina, Kosovo.

This conference was organized by KIAAA (Kosovo Immunology Asthma and Allergy Association), in cooperation with the Pristina University "Hasan Prishtina", as well as the Municipality of Prishtina.

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World Asthma Day

7 May 2019

Asthma kills as many people as malaria: asthma medicines must reach everyone

World Asthma Day is marked on 7 May, and internationally, medical professionals and researchers are taking the opportunity to draw attention to this too common chronic disease.

Every day about 1,150 people die – largely avoidably - due to asthma (malaria kills about 1,175 people per day). Yet with correct diagnosis and treatment, many deaths from asthma can be prevented.

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Essential Medicines at the National Level: The Global Asthma Network’s Essential Asthma Medicines Survey 2014

The latest GAN publication 'Essential Medicines at the National Level: The Global Asthma Network’s Essential Asthma Medicines Survey 2014 ', has just been published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Read more

Calling time on asthma deaths in tropical regions—how much longer must people wait for essential medicines?

'Calling time on asthma deaths in tropical regions—how much longer must people wait for essential medicines?', written by the GAN Steering Group has just been published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine. Read more

Global Asthma Network signatory to Political Declaration on noncommunicable diseases

The Global Asthma Network is a signatory to the Political Declaration on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) organised by the NCD Alliance on 27 September 2018 . Read more

Asthma included in WHO’s Global Emergency and Trauma Care Initiative

Asthma has been included in WHO’s Global Emergency and Trauma Care Initiative launched on 8 Dec 2018 in Davos. Read more

Global Asthma Report 2018 presented at UN NCD meeting

The Global Asthma Report 2018 was presented by Professor Innes Asher in New York in the week of the third United Nations High-Level Meeting on NCDs. The presentation was made at the NCD Alliance Civil Society Advocacy BriefingRead more

Global Asthma Report 2018 Launched

The Global Asthma Report 2018, a cutting edge State-of-the-Art report with contributions from 53 experts around the globe, was officially launched at the 12th GARD Annual Meeting in Helsinki on 31 August 2018 and is available from www.globalasthmareport.org. Read more

  • World Asthma Day 2019

    Asthma kills as many people as malaria: asthma medicines must reach everyone

    World Asthma Day is marked on 7 May, and internationally, medical professionals and researchers are taking the opportunity to draw attention to this too common chronic disease.

    Every day about 1,150 people die – largely avoidably - due to asthma (malaria kills about 1,175 people per day). Yet with correct diagnosis and treatment, many deaths from asthma can be prevented.

    Read more | Download pdf

  • Global Asthma Report 2018

    The Global Asthma Report 2018 was officially launched at the 12th GARD Annual Meeting in Helsinki on 31 August 2018 and is available from www.globalasthmareport.org
    Download the report

Funding and development partners

The Global Asthma Network received major funding from The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) from 2012-2015. It is also generously supported by funding from the following organisations:

Global Asthma and Allergy Patient Platform
Australia
Asthma Australia
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
France
Aix Marseille University
Georgia
Center of Allergy & Immunology, Tbilisi
Latvia
Riga Stradins University
New Zealand
The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand
Auckland Asthma Charitable Trust
Boehringer Ingelheim
University of Auckland
Spain
University of Murcia
Valencia University
Sultanate of Oman
The Oman Respiratory Society
United Kingdom
The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
St Georges University of London
UK Medical Research Council

Funders of GAN Phase I Centres

Individual centres involved in GAN Phase I data collection were funded by the following organisations:

Brazil, Uruguaiana
Funded by Dr Marilyn Urrutia Pereira
Cameroon, Yaounde
Funded by Elvis Ndikum (95%) and from family, friends (5%)
India; Kottayam, New Delhi, Chandigarh, Bikaner, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kolkata, Pune, Mysuru
GAN Phase I was undertaken by Asthma Bhawan in India which was supported by Cipla foundation.
Kosovo, Gjakova
Municipality of Gjakova and the Directorate for Health and Education
Mexico, Puerto Vallarta
Centro Universitario de la Costa, Universidad de Guadalajara
Nigeria, Ibadan
Funded by Professor Adegoke Falade
Poland, Katowice
Funded by the Medical University of Silesia
South Africa, Cape Town
SA Medical Research Council, Allergy Society of South Africa
Spain, Salamanca
Gerencia Regional de Salud. Junta de Castilla y León. España.
Sociedad Española de Inmunología Clínica, Alergología y Asma Pediátrica. (SEICAP)
Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura
University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Grant Number URG/2018/35/M
Syria, Damascus
Syrian Private University