Day of Lung Science_October 2019

Topic:     The Global Burden of Lung Disease and Disease Management Strategies

Presenter: Trishul Siddharthan M.D.
          Assistant Professor of Medicine
          Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
          Johns Hopkins University

Presentation Summary
Respiratory disease is the third leading cause of death globally. Over 90% of morbidity and mortality  occurs in low- and middle-income country settings (LMICs). The objective of this talk will be to review the epidemiology of obstructive airway disease and effective disease management strategies in LMICs.