The Global Asthma Report 2018

Country Reports from Asia and Indian Subcontinent

The burden of asthma in Asia and India is substantial, but asthma remains underdiagnosed and undertreated. Many asthma patients are not using inhaled corticosteroids mainly because these medicines may not be accessible, or, if accessible, not affordable. To improve asthma care, implementation of asthma guidelines should be strengthened.

Chiang Chen-Yuan

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