South Korea (the Republic of Korea) presents moderate to low scores in the Severe Asthma Index but also demonstrates several important strengths. In the Health System Characteristics category, South Korea comes out above the average score with among the lowest rates of asthma-related hospitalisations. South Korea has a very strong score in Disease Burden, ranked second in the category with a relatively low rate of asthma DALYs, asthma deaths, and the second lowest adult obesity rate.
Data from the Severe Asthma Index revealed the following key insights about severe asthma care in Republic of Korea
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Guidelines, strategies, and policies related to the management of severe asthma and health outcomes
Regulations and practices concerning public payor coverage for and availability of diagnostic and treatment services for severe asthma
Indicators related to clinical management and economic impact of severe asthma and recording of patient health data
Information about the health impact of severe asthma and severe asthma comorbidities
Factors impacting prevention, management, and exacerbations of severe asthma
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