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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.

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