The GAN Asthma Management paper has been published in the February edition of The Lancet Global Health. This editorial highlights once again the burden of asthma globally and the lack of progress in reducing the worldwide burden of asthma. Additionally the journal has interviewed the authors in a podcast discussing the findings of this new paper.
The Global Asthma Report 2022 was launched on 10 November 2022 at the Union’s World Conference on Lung Health, by Innes Asher. The slides used in her presentation can be downloaded here. This state of the art Report is 102 pages (18 chapters) written by 97 authors from 31 countries around the world.
On World Lung Day, 25 September 2022, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) calls on governments worldwide to address stark global inequalities in respiratory health.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have subsided, but its impact highlights a global lung health crisis that has not gone away.Read more
The GAN Asthma Child and adult worldmap papers have been published in the September edition of the European Respiratory Journal. This editorial highlights once again the burden of asthma globally and the importance of monitoring this disease.
The GAN Rhinitis Time Trends paper as been selected as Editors choice in the February edition of Paediatric Allergy and Immunology. These new global time trends provide important data for the scope and direction of rhinitis strategy.
First publication on asthma prevalence from the GAN Phase I published with open access in The Lancet. These new global asthma time trends provide important data for the scope and direction of asthma strategy. Read more
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has created a comprehensive page of coronavirus information for asthma patients which can be found here
The World Health Organization’s Global Alliance Against Chronic Respiratory Diseases has created this information site covid 19 Dashboard which is kept up to date.
The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) has created a page of frequently asked questions regarding asthma management and COVID-19 which can be found here,
and an updated guidance slideset (updated 26/4/2021) here
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:
Individual centres involved in GAN Phase I data collection were funded by the following organisations: