Prevention of Respiratory Diseases


Affiliations

  • Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Chest & TB, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
  • Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

Abstract

Chronic respiratory diseases are silent killers, neglected but leading cause of death. These diseases erode the health and wellbeing of the patients and have a negative impact on families and societies. Research on prevention and control of lung diseases is lagging behind and prevention and control programmes of respiratory diseases should be given high priority. This is because of the reason that respiratory diseases, perhaps more than any other types of diseases, are more easily prevented than cured.

Keywords

Prevention, Respiratory Diseases, Bronchiectasis, Pneumonia, Asthma.

Subject Discipline

Paediatrics

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