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  • The Global Asthma Network strives for a world where no-one suffers from asthma

  • The Global Asthma Network is the asthma surveillance hub for the world

  • The Global Asthma Network researches ways of reducing the burden of asthma

  • The Global Asthma Network promotes access to appropriate asthma management

  • The Global Asthma Network stimulates and encourages capacity building in LMICs

  • The Global Asthma Network strives to ensure access to quality-assured essential asthma medications

  • The Global Asthma Network raises the profile of asthma as a major NCD

Other Resources

Useful Links

Asthma and Diet

Preventing Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables Dr Michael Greger presents a video summary of papers about asthma and diet.

How to Use Inhalers Videos

How to Use Inhalers is an interactive educational website for both patients and healthcare providers demonstrating the correct use of a variety of asthma inhalers.

Asthma Information

Asthma Management Made Easy is a detailed infographic for children with asthma and their caregivers.

Guide to the Human Respiratory System

The Pacific Medical Training: ACLS Guide to the Human Respiratory System provides an accessible overview of the human respiratory system.

Asthma Organisations


Global Allergy and Asthma Patient Platform (GAAPP)
List of patient organisations
Global Asthma Network
For more information see also our list of Respiratory and Allergy Organisations in the Advocacy section.


South Africa
National Asthma Education Programme


Latin America
La Asociación Latino Americana de Tórax (ALAT) (The Latin American Thoracic Association)
ABRA-Associação Brasilleira de Asmáticos-Regional São Paulo
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), a not-for-profit organization founded in 1953, is the leading patient organization for people with asthma and allergies, and the oldest asthma and allergy patient group in the world.
List of USA asthma organisations
The Canadian Lung Association

Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific
Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (APAAACI) member organisations

Eastern Mediterranean

World Health Organization
WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO)
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Initiative for asthma (SINA)


A list of asthma sites recomended by the European Lung Foundation
A list of asthma sites recomended by the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA)
List of UK asthma organisations

Indian Subcontinent

The Indian College of Allergy, Asthma and Applied Immunology


New Zealand
Asthma Foundation of New Zealand
The Asthma Foundation is New Zealand’s not-for-profit sector authority on asthma and other respiratory illnesses.
National Asthma Council Australia list of asthma websites
The National Asthma Council Australia is a not-for-profit organisation working to improve health outcomes and quality of life for people with asthma.
Ministry of Health recommended Asthma Support Services Websites