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The significant increase in the prevalence of asthma is fast becoming a worldwide health issue. The World Health Organisation figures for 2007 estimate that there are currently 300 million asthma sufferers worldwide and mortality rates are also on the rise.
Over half a million people in Ireland are affected by a chronic condition that affects everything they do; work, rest, and play.
A new out-patient exercise and education programme designed to improve the quality of life of patients with chronic respiratory disorders has begun at Merlin Park Hospital.
MEP for the North/West region Marian Harkin is calling for a special asthma management programme modelled on a Finnish initiative to be introduced here.
The respiratory team at the Mayo General Hospital has recommenced the delivery of pulmonary rehabilitation programmes for patients with chronic respiratory disease.
The Asthma Society of Ireland is urging parents of children with asthma to visit their GP to ensure their child’s condition is controlled before returning to school this September.
World Health Organisation figures for 2007 estimate there are 300 million asthma sufferers worldwide, and mortality rates are on the rise.