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Breathe Freely - Asthma Prevention - Educational Program

Name of the organization: Chief Health Inspectorate

Title of the project: Breathe Freely - Asthma Prevention - Educational Program

Contact: www.gis.gov.pl

The campaign targeted 7-9 year old school children, their parents and teachers teaching them about asthma, about asthma symptoms and about how one can live a normal life with asthma. So far 1235 primary schools have been involved in the program, covering 248 000 children aged 7-9 and around 250 000 parents, teachers and school nurses. The campaign revealed that asthma in children is under diagnosed.


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