You To Breathe Easy And Live A Healthy Life – International allergies Day 2018… GSK Encourages

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You To Breathe Easy And Live A Healthy Life – International allergies Day 2018… GSK Encourages

GSK Marks World Asthma Day 2018

Did You Know That According To WHO Estimates, 235 Million People Suffer From Asthma Globally?3 Alarming Right? In Nigeria, It Is Estimated To Affect About 12.5 Million People, This Means That About One In Every 15 Nigerians1,2 May Have The Condition. Sadly, The Prevalence Has Been On The Rise As A Result Of Increasing Air Pollution And Urbanisation With The Implication That Many More People Are Exposed To Polluted Air And Are Thus Predisposed To Developing Asthma.

 

Asthma Is One Of The World’s Most Common Long-term Lung Condition That Can Cause Breathing Difficulties.

 

It Is The Most Common Chronic Disease Among Children. Over 80% Of Asthma Deaths Occurs In Low And Lower-middle Income Countries. More Than 50% Of People Have Poor Control Of Their Asthma Because They Are Under-diagnosed And Under-treated, Creating A Substantial Burden To Individuals And Families And Possibly Restricting Individuals’ Activities For A Lifetime.

 

As We Mark World Asthma Day Today Worldwide, Let Us Join Hands To Take Actions To Ensure That Asthma Is Controlled And Every Patient In Nigeria Can Breathe Easy And Live A Healthy Life. Use Your Inhalers And Visit Your Doctor Or Health Care Professionals Regularly For Check –ups.

 

You Can Also Join The Conversation On Social Media Using The Hashtag #WorldAsthmaDayNG, #BreatheEasy And #MyAsthmaStories

 



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You To Breathe Easy And Live A Healthy Life – International allergies Day 2018… GSK Encourages

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