Two thirds of people with asthma do not lead a full life

BRUSSELS, 6 May 2008, World Asthma Day (WAD) – Two in three people with asthma still feel that their condition is in some way preventing them achieving what they want from life and they want to know more. ‘I am delighted that patients want to know more, prevent and take control of their asthma – we should all – patient organisations, health care professionals, policy makers and others support this and spring into action on asthma together with the 30 million people with asthma in Europe’ said Marianella Salapatas, EFA Acting President.
Media alert including Top tips for patients, healthcare professionals and policy makers and links to full survey findings.
Summary of EFA members WAD activities.

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