Let’s get ‘real’ about asthma management

Tuesday, 2 June 2020. 7.30 - 8.45 pm

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of asthma in the world, affecting up to 1 in 8 adults and 1 in 7 children. Morbidity and mortality statistics particularly for our most vulnerable social cohorts make sobering reading for this chronic condition. However, effective medications and guidelines are available and as practitioners we can make a positive impact by collaborating with our patients and tailoring management to their individual needs.

In this webinar, Dr Andrew Corin shares pragmatic approaches to asthma management in an appropriate and patient-personalised way. He will discuss the value of real-world effectiveness data, and how this guides treatment selection for optimised patient outcomes.

During this online event you will have the opportunity to type questions to Andrew using the onscreen text system.


Asthma control test - GSK online tools
My Asthma App - The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ
Asthma action plan - The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ



Dr Andrew Corin

Andrew has been practicing as a Primary Care Physician since 1998, and received his FRNZCGP in 2001. His medical sub-speciality interest includes respiratory medicine, and is actively involved in clinical research. In addition Andrew is a published author and blogger: www.drcorin.nz

Disclosures / conflicts of interests: Member of PTAC Respiratory and Respiratory Procurement Subcommittees for PHARMAC. Medical Advisor to Asthma and Respiratory Management BOP. Clinical Researcher with previous funding for trials from: Chiesi, GSK, Astra-Zeneca, Elli-Lilly, Pfizer, Novartis, Wyeth, Regeneron, Novotech, Luitpold, Esperion, MRINZ, Clinicanz.


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This presentation is intended for qualified health practitioners professional development and should not be relied upon for any other purpose. Any opinions offered are those of the presenter or other speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of Goodfellow Unit.

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