WHO Asthma Management Guidelines
Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases:
Guidelines for primary health care in low resource settings.
These guidelines aim to provide evidence based recommendations on diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes and management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary health care in low-resource settings.It recommends a set of basic interventions for physicians and health workers.
The main objectives are to reduce avoidable death and morbidity related to these conditions and to improve health outcomes in resource-limited settings where management facilities are limited in terms of availability of diagnostic facilities and medicines.