11PC pepole in delhi suffering from asthma: Nadda

  • Posted on: 5 June 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

 

Around 11 per cent of the people in Delhi are suffering from asthma the government said while attributing its causes to smoking and air pollution.

"As per a survey conducted by the Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, Delhi, which covered 5,900 adults belonging to urban, rural and slum population in Delhi, 11.69 per cent were found to suffering from Rhinitis and 11.03 per cent from asthma," Union Health Minister J P Nadda informed the Rajya Sabha.

He said the Centre supplements the efforts of the state governments and provisions for health system strengthening are made under the National Health Mission.


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