Sunraysia locals who live with asthma are set to benefit from the establishment of a new scheme.
The Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt has officially launched the new National Asthma Strategy, which works to reduce the health, social and economic impact of asthma.
Officials will hope to achieve program goals with a targeted approach to asthma diagnosis and management.
A focus of the new strategy is to improve the outcomes for those with asthma who face specific challenges, like those with severe or poorly managed asthma, or sufferers from low socioeconomic backgrounds.
According to the latest PBS annual expenditure report, two asthma medications were listed among the most expensive drugs to the health system.
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