Dr Phillip Pattermore on World Asthma Day

May 27, 2022, 1:06 p.m.

The theme for World Asthma Day 2022 is ‘Closing the Gaps in Asthma Care’.  Research has shown that Māori and Pacific peoples, and those living in poverty, are more likely to have asthma, to need hospital treatment for asthma and to die from asthma.

Dr Phillip Pattermore says children with Asthma may not be getting the proper care.

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