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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

Publications

The Global Asthma Network will in due course publish papers and documents related to surveillance and advocacy of asthma. The latest of these is the Global Asthma Report 2014. The next Global Asthma Report is planned for late 2017.

Global Asthma Network survey suggests more national asthma strategies could reduce burden of asthma

Asher I, Haahtelab T, Selroosc O, et al. Global Asthma Network survey suggests more national asthma strategies could reduce burden of asthma. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr). 2017; 45(2): 105-114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aller.2016.10.013.

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The Global Asthma Network rationale and methods for Phase I global surveillance: prevalence, severity, management and risk factors

Ellwood P, Asher MI, Billo NE, et al. The Global Asthma Network rationale and methods for Phase I global surveillance: prevalence, severity, management and risk factors. Eur Respir J, 2017; 49: 1601605. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aller.2016.10.013.

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Global Asthma Report 2014

The Global Asthma Report 2014 includes strategic and practical recommendations and valuable information for governments, health organisations, health professionals, and people with asthma including: Latest Asthma Research; Maps and data on the global prevalence; Economic burden of asthma; Success stories; Key recommendations.

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Global Asthma Network Phase I Manual. Global Surveillance: Prevalence, Severity, Management and Risk Factors

Ellwood P, Asher I, Ellwood E, and the Global Asthma Network Steering Group. Global Asthma Network Phase I Manual. Global Surveillance: Prevalence, Severity, Management and Risk Factors. Auckland, New Zealand. 2015.

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A sequel of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood or a prelude to the Global Asthma Network?

Jornal de Pediatria

This editorial discusses a recent asthma prevalence study in Brazil and its relation to the work of the Global Asthma Network.

Garcia-Marcos L, Pacheco-González R. A sequel of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies inChildhood or a prelude to the Global Asthma Network? J Pediatr(Rio J). 2015; 91(1):1-3.

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Management of asthma in resource-limited settings: role of lowcost corticosteroid/b-agonist combination inhaler

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Global Asthma Network Steering Group members Chen-Yuan Chiang and Karen Bissell comment on the management of asthma in low resource settings.

Chiang C-Y, Aït-Khaled N, Bissell K, and Enarsen DA. Management of asthma in resource-limited settings: role of lowcost corticosteroid/b-agonist combination inhaler. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2015; 19(2):129–136.

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Essential medicines for chronic respiratory diseases: can people breathe easily in low-income countries?

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Global Asthma Network Steering Group member Karen Bissell comments on the availability of essential medicines in low resource settings.

Bissell K. Essential medicines for chronic respiratory diseases: can people breathe easily in low-income countries?. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2015; 19(1):1.

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Global burden of asthma among children

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

The Global Asthma Network Steering Group members comment on what is known about the current burden of asthma in children.

Asher I, Pearce N. Global burden of asthma among children. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2014; 18(11):1269–1278.

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Asthma in the global NCD agenda: a neglected epidemic

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

The Global Asthma Network Steering Group comment on the importance of asthma as a non-communicable disease.

Pearce N, Asher I, Billo N, Bissell K, Ellwood P, El Sony A, García-Marcos L, Chiang C-Y, Mallol J, Marks G, Strachan D. Asthma in the global NCD agenda: a neglected epidemic. The Lancet Resp Med 2013;1(2)96-98.

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Global Asthma Report 2011

The Global Asthma Report highlights issues surrounding asthma, and provides an overview of what is known and uncertain about the causes and triggers of the disease, the global prevalence, the implementation of management guidelines, the progress being made and the significant challenges today and for the future.

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