World Asthma Day

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World Asthma Day
Type 6
Date First Tuesday in May
2017 date May 2  (2017-05-02)
2018 date May 1  (2018-05-01)
2019 date May 7  (2019-05-07)
2020 date May 5  (2020-05-05)
Frequency annual

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.[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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