July 16, 2018

2018 World Asthma Day: Inappropriate drugs usage, a major challenge in managing asthma (Vanguard)

2018 World Asthma Day: Inappropriate drugs usage, a major challenge in managing asthma  (Vanguard)

Inadequate use of medications, inhalers and taking overdose of drugs, are major challenges facing the management of asthma in Nigeria, according to a Consultant Family Physician, Dr Oluwajimi Shodipo. Shodipo, who works at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, made the disclosure while speaking on the 2018 World Asthma Day on Tuesday in Lagos. The World Asthma Day (WAD) is marked annually on the first Tuesday of the month of May and the 2018 WAD coincided on May 1; the theme was: “Never Too Early, Never too Late. It’s Always the Right Time to Address Airways Disease’’. Read more

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