These guidelines aim to provide evidence based recommendations on diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes and management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary health care in low-resource settings.It recommends a set of basic interventions for physicians and health workers.
The main objectives are to reduce avoidable death and morbidity related to these conditions and to improve health outcomes in resource-limited settings where management facilities are limited in terms of availability of diagnostic facilities and medicines.
A multidisciplinary European Respiratory Society (ERS) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) task force of asthma experts have developed updated clinical recommendations for the management of severe asthma.
The 2023 update of the Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention incorporates new scientific information about asthma based on a review of recent scientific literature by an international panel of experts on the GINA Science Committee. This comprehensive and practical resource about one of the most common chronic lung diseases worldwide contains extensive citations from the scientific literature and forms the basis for other GINA documents and programs.
Expert Panel Working Group of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) administered and coordinated National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Coordinating Committee (NAEPPCC). 2020 Focused Updates to the Asthma Management Guidelines: A Report from the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Coordinating Committee Expert Panel Working Group. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2020; 146(6):1217-1270.
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