• Vol. 46 No. 3, 81–83
  • 15 March 2017

Asthma in Singapore: Past, Present and Future



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The story of asthma in Singapore over the past 50 years mirrors the history of Singapore as it progressed from a third world to a first world country. In 1965, infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, diphtheria and cholera were the main challenges to public health as a consequence of poor sanitation, overcrowding and malnutrition.

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