World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma in particular and local stakeholders in general to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the lungs, mostly found in children, but they affect adults too. There are more than 300 million people worldwide suffering from asthma.
Objectives of World Asthma Day
Raising awareness about asthma and its general health consequences.
Promoting studies regarding the relationship between asthma and the surrounding environment.
Imparting knowledge to communities and societies and determining causes of increased asthma prevalence.