World Asthma Day, free visits in Rovereto and Arco

On the occasion of World Asthma Day state health services company participates in two free initiatives for citizens. Monday 20 May IRovereto Hospital offers specialist visits and instrumental tests to children between the ages of six and fourteen. Arco Hospital serves adult patients with specialist advice During the weeks between May 13 and 31.

Access to Rovereto is by reservation until May 17 by calling 0464403977, Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm. Reservations for Arco must be made on the toll-free number 800 628 989, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm.

According to the latest studies of the World Health Organization, in the world Asthma affects 100-150 million people. In Italy, approximately 5% of the population, i.e. 3 million people, suffer from bronchial asthma, and 10% of them have a severe form (source: Ministry of Health). Our province also corresponds to national data.

Bronchial asthma is the most common chronic disease in the worldchild’s age, affecting about 10% of children over the age of six. This condition is one of the main reasons for school truancy, referrals to children’s polyclinics and emergency services. Early diagnosis of asthma and regular and competent monitoring of children suffering from this condition is vital to prevent possible complications.

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