Asthma stigma a barrier to treatment

1 in 9 Australians live with asthma. Despite its ubiquity, more than a quarter of asthma sufferers say they feel uncomfortable using their puffer in public and half feel their workplace does not view asthma as a valid reason to take sick leave or are unsure. Asthma Australia General Manager Nigel Cooper spoke with Hear and There presenter Nathan Reynolds around how the community can better support people living with asthma.

Asthma Inhaler” by NIAID is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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