Updated versions of reports available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 12, 2019                                                                              Today the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) is happy to release the 2019 updates to the Pocket Guide for Asthma Management and Prevention, as well as an updated version (2.0) of  the Pocket Guide on “Diagnosis and Management of Difficult-to-treat and Severe Asthma in adolescent and adult …

The lung is not the only organ affected by air pollution, warns international respiratory group

The Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) warns that air pollution exposure affects many organs beyond the lungs, posing a great risk to health. Outdoor fine particulate matter exposure is the fifth leading risk factor for death in the world, accounting for 4.2 million deaths and 103 million disability-adjusted life years lost according to the …

BRN Reviews: The Impact of the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA): Compass, Concepts, Controversies and Challenges

Barcelona Respiratory Network (BRN) Reviews Abstract: “The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) was established in 1993 to provide a global asthma strategy, adaptable to the needs of different countries. Over the past five years, GINA has initiated substantial changes in key concepts about asthma and its management, and in the structure and content of the …

Welcome to Our New Website

GINA is proud to announce the launch of our newly designed website. The website welcomes visitors with a clean, modern layout and content that focuses on our mission to increase awareness of asthma among health professionals, health authorities, and the general public. The site offers clear and easy navigation that allows visitors to quickly find and …

Thunderstorm Asthma Prevention & Treatment

Understanding Thunderstorm Asthma: Prevention and Treatment Methods

On November 21, 2016 a thunderstorm swept across southern Australia causing significant, widespread respiratory issues for many of those in the area. These health problems were triggered by a rare combination of risk factors causing what is known as “Thunderstorm Asthma.” According to a 2016 article by CNN’s James Griffiths and Reed Alexander published just …

GINA Newsletter Vol 1

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