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4 Country ChrOnic: estimating respiratory disease burden in adults, South India

Informed by a scoping review of existing questionnaires and protocols used in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) to identify Chronic Respiratory Diseases, we will undertake a pilot survey to explore feasibility of using screening process in four countries (Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, and Pakistan). Our pilot findings will inform a future fully powered survey to determine the prevalence of asthma, COPD and other CRD in the community, using robust random sampling strategies, and quality assured spirometry undertaken by field workers.

For further details, see: Estimating chronic respiratory disease burden | The University of Edinburgh

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