World Asthma Day 2014

PR 24x7 Network Limited advocates theme for the year “You can control your Asthma”

World Asthma Day is a big event celebrated all over the world by the people to increase the awareness among public worldwide about the precautions and preventions of the asthma. This event is annually organized on international level by the GINA (Global Initiative for Asthma) in order to increase the asthma awareness all around the world. It is celebrated on annual basis at 1st Tuesday of the May month, and accordingly the World Asthma Day for 2014 is being celebrated on Tuesday, 6th May 2014.

GINA organizes variety of programs every year with the help of organizers and associates like health care groups and asthma educators to encourage and motivate common public using the sub-theme called “It’s Time to Control Asthma”. GINA decides the every year’s theme of celebration as well as distributes the materials and resources to the organizers to organize programs. Various health care professionals, members, educators, and other health care organizations take part in the celebration by showing their activities related to the asthma at many public places in order to help people reducing their burden of asthma.

Controlling the current status of asthma all around the world is very necessary and it has become the responsibility of all the medical professionals and not only the patients. Asthma management requires collaborative efforts of the patients, asthma carers, health professionals, community health groups and other health care systems globally.

World Asthma Day 2014 celebration would organize symposia to bring together the key players including asthma educators, general practitioners, respiratory nurses, practicing nurses, pharmacy assistants, pharmacists, medical researchers, medical students and other health workers.

Objectives of World Asthma Day

World asthma day is celebrated every year by organizing lots of programs and events to fulfill the following objectives:

  • To identify the patient for accurate treatment of primary or secondary level based on the standard guidelines.
  • Maximize the number of people without asthma and minimize the number of people with asthma to get proper control.
  • Reduce death rates caused by the asthma.
  • Enroll all the asthma patients to ensure that all patients are diagnosed and getting treatment.
  • To reduce an emergency department visits because of the asthma and number of days spent by the asthmatic patients in the hospital.

World Asthma Day Theme

The theme of 2014 would be “You Can Control Your Asthma”.

Atul Malikram Director PR 24x7 Network Limited says” Asthma is a very typical disease. It is a well known fact that the illness is incurable, however with good treatment and management, an asthma patient can live normal life. The affected people should not only follow directives of physicians to keep themselves happy but they should guide others also to observe preventive measures to be away from the disease.”

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