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World Asthma Day

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World Asthma Day
Datefirst Tuesday in May

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 is held on the first Tuesday in May.[1][failed verification][2] The theme of 2021's event was "Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions," and for 2022, "Closing Gaps in Asthma Care."[2]

The inaugural World Asthma Day was held in 1998.[3]


  1. ^ "NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2021". nih.gov. National Institutes of Health. 5 May 2021. Retrieved 22 December 2021.
  2. ^ a b "World Asthma Day 2022". ginasthma.org. Global Initiative for Asthma. 2 May 2022. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  3. ^ "World Asthma Day 2011: "You Can Control Your Asthma"". Medical News Today. www.medilexicon.org. May 3, 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-14.

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