Table 1

Commitment to the programme: 29/31 chief pulmonary physicians responded

Yes
Practice of asthma care has been changed in the clinic according to the national asthma programme90%
A regional asthma programme has been built90%
Referral patterns to the hospital outpatient unit have been changed83%
The chief physician has educated the primary health care workers93%
The chief physician has trained the pharmaceutical workers72%
Cooperation with relevant non-governmental organisations has emerged93%