Today is the launch of Asthma UK’s End the Lung Health Lottery campaign. The initiative seeks to address the significant health inequalities that exist across the UK and highlights the fact that where people live, their income and their social status can have a significant impact on their lung health, with those from disadvantaged communities being at a much higher risk of developing lung conditions.
The campaign’s main objective is to end the “lung health lottery” and ensure that everyone has equal access to high-quality care and support for lung conditions, regardless of their background or where they live. In order to tackle the issue, Asthma UK is working with healthcare professionals, policymakers, and other organisations to achieve this goal.
The campaign aims to address the root causes of lung health inequalities, such as poverty, air pollution, and lack of access to healthcare, and empower people to take control of their lung health. Asthma UK is calling for more funding for research and initiatives that can help tackle these issues, as well as more investment in public health campaigns to raise awareness of the importance of lung health.
Through the End the Lung Health Lottery campaign, Asthma UK hopes to create a fairer and more equal society for people with lung conditions. By working together, we can improve the lives of millions of people across the UK and ensure that no one is left behind because of their background or where they live. You can read more about the campaign below and pledge your support via the link below.