World Asthma Day 2013 – Press Conference

On the occasion of World Asthma Day on May 7 2013, Cipla team from Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Vijayawada, Kanpur, Bhubaneswar, Patna, Lucknow, Varanasi, Nagpur and Kochi conducted a panel discussion with local doctors about the importance of early diagnosis and adherence to treatment in effective and affordable asthma control. Asthmatic patients, who do not take their treatment regularly, run the risk of asthma attacks which often lead to hospitalization and the attacks could be life-threatening. It is important to diagnose asthma at an early stage as it helps preserve the condition of the lungs. Asthma usually manifests itself with symptoms like coughing, tightness in the chest, and wheezing; but in case of recurring symptoms - asthma could be the most probable diagnosis and then it is advisable to consult a doctor at the earliest. Currently recommended treatment can control asthma completely and asthmatics can lead a normal, active life.

This press conference was conducted at Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Vijayawada, Kanpur, Bhubaneswar, Patna, Lucknow, Varanasi, Nagpur and Kochi. It was covered by leading newspapers. We would like to thank Dr Nitesh shah & Dr Narendra Rawal from Ahmedabad, Dr M.L.Gupta & Dr B.S.Sharma from Jaipur, Dr Suresh Kumar & Dr GopiKrishna from Vijayawada, Dr S.K.Awasthi, Dr A.K.Singh, Dr D.N.Mishra, Dr D.K.Mishra, Dr Dheeraj Agrawal, Dr R.S.Singh & Dr M.M.Paliwal from Kanpur, Dr Rabi Mania & Dr Bijay Mishra from Bhubaneswar, Dr Tejasvi Diwakar & Major Dr Madhukar from Patna, Dr Alok Kumar verma, Dr R.S.Gupta, Dr Pankaj shrivastav, Dr Suryakant, Dr B.P.Singh, Dr S. Niranjan, Dr Rajkishore tendon, Dr. V.K. Tripathi, Dr D.K.Mishra and Dr D.R.Maurya from Lucknow, Dr Sanjay Pandey, Dr Rajendra Pathak, Dr Ritandhar mishra, Dr J. K. Samaria, Dr Amit Bhaskar, Dr S.K.Pathak, Dr Ashish Tandon, Dr Sanjay singh, Dr R.A Verma and Dr Vivekanand Singh from Varanasi, Dr Rajesh Swarnakar & Dr Vivek Gupta from Nagpur for their participation in the event.

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