Breathing Easier: Celebrating World Asthma Day at B. P. Poddar Hospital


As we commemorate World Asthma Day, it's crucial to shine a light on the significance of respiratory health and the efforts made to alleviate conditions like asthma. At B. P. Poddar Hospital & Medical Research Limited, we recognize the importance of comprehensive pulmonology services in combating respiratory ailments. With state-of-the-art infrastructure and a dedicated team of healthcare professionals, our pulmonology department stands as a beacon of hope for those battling asthma and other respiratory disorders.

Understanding Asthma:

Asthma affects millions worldwide, causing difficulty in breathing, coughing, wheezing, and chest tightness. It's a chronic condition that requires long-term management and care. World Asthma Day serves as a reminder to raise awareness about asthma and improve its diagnosis, treatment, and control globally.

Infrastructure at B. P. Poddar Hospital:

Our pulmonology department is equipped with advanced facilities to provide comprehensive care to patients with respiratory issues. Here's a glimpse of our infrastructure: Specialized Clinics: We offer dedicated asthma clinics where patients receive personalized care from expert pulmonologists. These clinics focus on diagnosis, management, and education about asthma and its triggers. Diagnostic Services: Timely and accurate diagnosis is crucial for effective asthma management. Our hospital is equipped with cutting-edge diagnostic tools such as spirometry, pulmonary function tests (PFTs), allergy testing, and imaging services to assess lung function and identify potential triggers. Asthma Education and Rehabilitation Programs: We believe in empowering patients to manage their condition effectively. Our hospital conducts asthma education programs and rehabilitation sessions to teach patients about asthma triggers, medications, inhaler techniques, and lifestyle modifications for better control of their symptoms. Multi-disciplinary Approach: Our pulmonology department follows a multi-disciplinary approach, collaborating with other specialties like allergists, immunologists, and respiratory therapists to provide comprehensive care tailored to each patient's needs. Telemedicine Services: Recognizing the importance of accessibility, especially in remote areas, we offer telemedicine services for asthma consultations. Patients can consult with our pulmonologists from the comfort of their homes, ensuring continuity of care and timely intervention.

Celebrating World Asthma Day:

On World Asthma Day, B. P. Poddar Hospital reaffirms its commitment to respiratory health. We organize awareness campaigns, seminars, and free asthma screening camps to reach out to the community and educate them about asthma prevention and management. Through these initiatives, we aim to reduce the burden of asthma and improve the quality of life for affected individuals.


As we commemorate World Asthma Day, let us reaffirm our commitment to raising awareness, improving diagnosis, and enhancing treatment options for asthma. At B. P. Poddar Hospital & Medical Research Limited, our pulmonology department stands ready to support patients in their journey towards better respiratory health. Together, let's breathe easier and strive for a world free from the constraints of asthma.

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