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Lung Week

Lung Week 12-17 November 2012 Causes of death among children aged 5 years old and below (%) 1% 2% Б% 6% Measles 7% HIV/AIDS 7% Injuries 10% Neonatal sepsis 10% Malaria 17% Congenital anomalies Diarrhoea 17% Birth asphyxia 18% Other causes Source: World Heath Statistics 2012, Part II Global health indicaters Prematurity Pneumonia Globally reported cases Mumps 606,166 of diseases Rubella Tuberculosis 76,025 5,753,744 Cholera Malaria 317,528 23,572,138 Measles 327,305 Pertussis Leprosy 228,488 Tetanus 129,265 10,890 Source: World Health Statistics 2012, Part II Global health indicators Note: All ages; circle sizes are not in proportion to data. Deaths caused by lung-related diseases Each year 1.4 million deaths Camong children) Pneumonia: In 2011, 14 million died from TB Tuberculosis: Some 235 million people currently suffer from Asthma: asthma. (WHO) It is estimated that asthma accounts for about 1 in every 250 deaths (COPD) worldwide (Global Burden of Asthma) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: 3 million deaths Cin 2005) Lung cancer In 2008, 137 million deaths Note: all ages Source: WHO and ATS Foundation Risk factors for lung-related diseases Indoor air pollution Tobacco smoking Outdoor air pollution Malnutrition Vaccination Clack of) Exposure to chemicals Family history Age Design by Inís Communication - Ginís COMMUNICATION

Lung Week

shared by Inis on Nov 26
During 12-17 November 2012, there were several conferences and meetings on lung related diseases. This infographic gives an overview of different aspects of lung related diseases.


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