Epidemiological Studies

CRF’s Contribution towards recent Global Burden of Diseases

A noteworthy act and a moment of Pride for Chest Research Foundation was that , Dr. Sundeep Salvi chaired the Chronic Respiratory Disease wing as one of the 14 experts groups. He was also one of the panellist for discussion on “air pollution across the states of India”.

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GAN

Global Asthma Network Phase-1 in India (GAN India Study, 2017-18)

Title: “Global Surveillance: Prevalence, Severity, Management and Risk Factors of Asthma”

Period: January 2017 – March 2018

Financial Aid: Cipla Foundation Mumbai

Objectives:

-To estimate the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema amongst school children and their parents in India -To find out associations with risk and protective factors of aforementioned health conditions

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Mosquito Coli Study

Indoor Particulate Matter < 2.5 m m in Mean Aerodynamic Diameter and Carbon Monoxide Levels During the Burning of Mosquito Coils and Their Association With Respiratory Health

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POSEIDON

Study Title: Symptoms and medical conditions in 204 912 patients visiting primary health-care practitioners in India: a 1-day point prevalence study (the POSEIDON study)

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APSRTC

Objectives of the Health Survey: Regular exposure to high levels of vehicular air pollutants is likely to predispose road transport workers (bus drivers, conductors and garage workers) to a high risk of respiratory illnesses. Through the APSRTC study, we tried to examine the lung health status of APSRTC Employees with reference to prevalence of Respiratory Symptoms, status of lung functions using Peak Flow Meter and Spirometer, risk factors associated with respiratory symptoms and to study the association between lung health and other disease parameters.

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BOLD 3 PASS Study

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PASS Study

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PERFORM Study

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SLUM Study

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Tanzania COPD Study

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COPD Economin Burden

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KAP Asthma

Objective: To assess the knowledge of asthma patients regarding their disease, and its impact on their attitudes and practices.

Rationale: Asthma is a chronic non-curable disease therefore control of the disease is vital which can lead to live good quality of life/normal/healthy life. But many times besides giving better asthma treatment therapy doctors fail to achieve optimum control of the disease.

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Symbiosis Study

Use of Spirometry

Use of spirometry among chest physicians and primary care physicians in India

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