World Asthma Day

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World Asthma Day
DateFirst Tuesday in May
2019 dateMay 7  (2019-05-07)
2020 dateMay 5  (2020-05-05)
2021 dateMay 4  (2021-05-04)
2022 dateMay 3  (2022-05-03)

World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. It is also to raise awareness, care and support for those people who are affected by asthma. 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.[1]


  1. ^ "World Asthma Day 2011: "You Can Control Your Asthma"". Medical News Today. May 3, 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-14.

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