World Asthma Day
|World Asthma Day|
|Date||First Tuesday in May|
|2013 date||May 7|
|2014 date||May 6|
|2015 date||May 5|
|2016 date||May 3|
World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. World Asthma Day takes place on the first Tuesday of May. The theme of 2012's event was "You Can Control Your Asthma".
The inaugural World Asthma Day was held in 1998.
- "World Asthma Day 2011: "You Can Control Your Asthma"". Medical News Today (www.medilexicon.org). May 3, 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
- World Asthma Day
- Case Studies in Environmental Medicine (CSEM): Environmental Triggers of Asthma – Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.