South Africa is ranked 25th worldwide for asthma prevalence and is ranked fifth for asthma mortality. Paediatric cases make up a sizeable portion of this. In South Africa, the prevalence of childhood asthma may be as high as 1 in 5. What is the role of South African clinicians in closing gaps in care that exist in our society? Dr Tshegofatso Mabelane attempted to answer this question, drawing on her years of clinical experience and current South African asthma guidelines.

A replay is available of the 'Closing gaps in asthma care' webinar hosted by Medical Academic and presented by Dr Tshegofatso Mabelane on 3 May 2022 [Image: Shutterstock].

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The replay is accredited for 1 CPD point. Attendees registered with the HPCSA will get their HPCSA profiles updated automatically. Pharmacists should send an email to John.Woodford@newmedia.co.za after watching the presentation, noting their name, surname and pharmacist number, as well as the name of the webinar they watched.