Burden of chronic lung diseases in Uganda Disease Prevalence Global Uganda COPD 13.5% Urban 9.7% Rural 4.5% Urban 12% Rural Asthma 8.5% 9.3% Lung cancer 13% all cancers 1.5% of all cancers, Kyadondo County
World Asthma Day is always celebrated on the first Tuesday of May. The initiative, which began in 1998, was spearheaded by the Global Initiative
for Asthma, an organisation that sets medical guidelines for the control of the disease. The day focuses on educating the public on ways of controlling and treating asthma. Jacquiline Nakandi takes us through the management of
asthma among the elderly
An item by NTV Uganda about air pollution and the effect on public health. The video also contains an interview with MLI’s board member Dr Bruce Kirenga.
A unique film funded by the International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) that explains the amazing improvements a programme of exercise and education called Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) can bring to people’s health and quality of life in Uganda. It follows …