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Asthma: a neglected epidemic

Asthma inhalerProfessor Neil Pearce, Director of the Centre for Global NCDs at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and member of the Global Asthma Network, makes the case for an increase in asthma surveillance and research. Proposals to tackle non-communicable diseases (NCDs) will do little to prevent or control asthma despite the burden of the disease increasing rapidly as the world becomes more westernised. Read more