The Global Asthma Report 2018

Authors

Associate Professor Emmanuel O.D Addo-Yobo
Department of Child Health, School of Medical
Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi,
Ghana

Dr Serge Ade
Faculty of Medicine, University of Parakou,
Benin

Professor Gildas Agodokpessi
Centre National Hospitalier et Universitaire de Pneumo-Phtisiologie, Cotonou,
Benin

Professor Viviana Aguirre
Department of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Hospital El Pino, University of Santiago de Chile,
Chile

Professor Nadia Aït-Khaled
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union),
Algeria

Professor Evans Amukoye
Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi,
Kenya

Professor M Innes Asher
Department of Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health, University of Auckland,
New Zealand

Dr Arturo Berber
Allergy and Immunology Department, Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez, Mexico City,
Mexico

Dr Nils E Billo
Joensuu,
Finland

Dr Karen Bissell
School of Population Health, University of Auckland,
New Zealand

Professor Yuzhi Chen
Center for Asthma Prevention, Children’s Hospital of Capital Institute of Pediatrics, Beijing,
China

Dr Chiang Chen-Yuan
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union),
Taiwan

Dr Sasawan Chinratanapisit
Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital, Royal Thai Air Force,
Thailand

Professor Álvaro A. Cruz
Department of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador,
Brazil

Associate Professor Jessie A. de Bruyne
Respiratory and Allergy Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia

Dr Blanca Del Río Navarro
Service of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez, Mexico City,
Mexico

Dr Solmaz Ehteshami-Afshar
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver,
Canada

Mrs Philippa Ellwood
Department of Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health, University of Auckland,
New Zealand

Professor Asma El Sony
The Epidemiological Laboratory, Khartoum,
Sudan

Professor Adegoke G. Falade
Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and University College Hospital, Ibadan,
Nigeria

Professor J Mark FitzGerald
Institute for Heart and Lung Health, Faculty of Medicine, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver,
Canada

Professor Luis García-Marcos
Respiratory and Allergy Units, Arrixaca University Children’s Hospital, University of Murcia & Biohealth Research Institute of Murcia (IMIB),
Spain

Professor Tari Haahtela
Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital, University of Helsinki,
Finland

Professor Cissy Kartasasmita
Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Pajajaran University, Bandung,
Indonesia

Ms Elizabeth Limb
Population Health Research Institute, St George’s, University of London,
United Kingdom

Professor Chuan-He Liu
Center for Asthma Prevention, Children’s Hospital of Capital Institute of Pediatrics, Beijing,
China

Professor Javier Mallol
Department of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Hospital El Pino, University of Santiago de Chile,
Chile

Professor Guy Marks
University of New South Wales, Sydney,
Australia

Professor Refiloe Masekela
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Kwa Zulu-Natal, Durban,
South Africa

Dr Hellen Meme
Center for Respiratory Diseases Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi,
Kenya

Dr Barbara Miheso
Center for Respiratory Diseases Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi,
Kenya

Dr Eva Morales
Bio-health Research Institute of Murcia (IMIB) and University of Murcia,
Spain

Professor Kevin Mortimer Lung Health Director, The Union; Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

Associate Professor Anna Marie Nathan
Head, Respiratory & Allergy Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia

Dr Hugo E Neffen
Center of Allergy, Immunology and Respiratory Diseases, Santa Fe,
Argentina

Dr Rashid Osman
Lung Health Department, The Epidemiological Laboratory, Khartoum,
Sudan

Professor Neil Pearce
Department of Medical Statistics, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,
United Kingdom

Professor Virginia Perez-Fernandez
Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Bio-health Research Institute of Murcia (IMIB) and University of Murcia,
Spain Professor Carlos E. Rodriguez-Martinez
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia, and Department of Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota,
Colombia

Mrs Charlotte Rutter
Department of Medical Statistics, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,
United Kingdom

Dr Mohsen Sadatsafavi
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver,
Canada

Professor Ricardo Sepúlveda Moncayo
Adult Asthma Group, Chilean Society of Respiratory Diseases, Santiago,
Chile

Dr Richard Silverwood
Department of Medical Statistics, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,
United Kingdom

Professor Virendra Singh
Asthma Bhawan, Jaipur,
India

Professor Dirceu Solé
Division of Allergy and Clinical immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Escola Paulista de Medicina Federal University of São Paulo,
Brazil

Professor David Strachan
Population Health Research Institute, St George’s, University of London,
United Kingdom

Dr Alvaro Teijeiro
Respiratory Center, Pediatric Hospital, Cordoba,
Argentina

Dr Rina Triasih
Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada/Dr. Sardjito Hospital, Yogyakarta,
Indonesia

Professor Pakit Vichyanond
Department of Pediatrics, Mahidol University, Bangkok,
Thailand

Tonya A. Winders
Global Allergy & Asthma Patient Platform, Vienna,
Austria

Dr Rafiuk Cosmos Yakubu
Child Health Directorate, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi,
Ghana

Professor Heather J Zar
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, and MRC Unit on Child & Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town,
South Africa

Sr Lindsay Zurba
Spirometry Training Services Africa, Durban,
South Africa

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