The Global Asthma Report 2018 is an 88 page cutting edge State-of-the-Art report, with contributions from 53 experts around the globe. It updates the state of asthma globally, including research data on asthma hospital admissions, mortality, prevalence, severity, and burden, risk factors and management.
The Global Asthma Report 2018 highlights all the major issues related to prevention and management of asthma, including access to essential medicines, national strategies, and policy. It is an excellent tool for advocacy purposes in all countries suggesting concrete actions for all stakeholders.
Asthma kills around 1000 people every day and affects as many as 339 million people - and prevalence is rising. Low- and middle-income countries disproportionally suffer the most severe cases. We have the tools to counter the devastating personal and economic impact of untreated and poorly managed asthma. We must act now!
The Global Asthma Report 2018 includes strategic and practical recommendations and valuable information for governments, health organisations, health professionals, and people with asthma, including: