Asthma Awareness Program

Report on "Asthma Awareness Program "

Date: 26th May 2022
Time: 11.30 am
Venue: Sparta

May, is asthma awareness month, a time to educate friends, family, and patients about asthma and promote awareness about how serious it is.The department of MBA, KGI had organized an awareness program on the same.

Program Objective:

To create awareness and educate the College students, Faculty Members, regarding preventive intervention techniques that would help in reducing the transmission of the disease.

The welcome speech was given by Mr. Chandru, the host for the day. Thereafter, Dr. Sarita Iyer addressed the gathering and made them aware on Asthma issues and importance of having a healthy life. Around 200 students and Faculty Members attended the Session.

Asthma is a major non-communicable disease (NCD), affecting both children and adults, and is the most common chronic disease among children.Inflammation and narrowing of the small airways in the lungs cause asthma symptoms, which can be any combination of cough, wheeze, shortness of breath and chest tightness. The program also included providing in depth knowledge on the deadly disease, how is it caused, various symptoms and preventive measures of the same, by presenting various AV’s. Various awareness campaigns launched by some famous brands as-well were presented.

  • Awareness Campaign by Philips, where they educate consumers about Asthma and help people manage their Asthma symptoms better.
  • A new Campaign #InhalersHainSahi by CIPLA, the 3rd largest pharma company in India, focuses on generating awareness and education about Asthma and the inherent role of inhalers in managing the disease.

As the global threat of Asthma continues to emerge, it is critical to improve the awareness and preparedness to fight against the same.In order to achieve complete control over Asthma, it would also be worthwhile to invest in various ASTHMA prevention efforts, including health education and innovative strategies to raise the community's awareness and to improve its preventative practices. The awareness session was indeed very informative and educative.