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Chronic respiratory diseases: Kanchhi's daily routine with breathing difficulties [YouTube]

Kanchhi Maya Jimma, 46 year old mother of four from Nepal, talks about the breathlessness, wheezing, sleeplessness and other side-effects of chronic respiratory disease. 64 million people around the world suffer from chronic respiratory disease. Produced by WHO, Regional Office for South-East Asia (WHO/SEARO), New Delhi.

URL: https://youtu.be/8kkT9I9lVIg
Duration: 00:00 - 05:02
Location: Palung, Makwanpur, Nepal
Content Rating: U, PG
Video Quality: 480p
Audio Quality: Medium

00:15 - "It's difficult to breathe, difficult to walk talk and eat,It pains a lot here in my chest"
00:40 - She suffers from recurrent breathlessness and wheezing, sleeplessness, daytime fatigue, and constant coughing.
01:08 - Asthma, major chronic disease, obstructs breathing and affects quality of life
02:13 - estimated 64 million people suffers from Chronic Respiratory Disease (CRD) worldwide
02:32 - cannot afford to install a chimney
02:43 - tobacco smoke and indoor air pollution caused by coal, biomass fuel are the major causes of CRD
03:30 - spends around USD 20 a month for the treatment and for the daily medicine intake
04:47 - Most CRD are preventable and curable, Yet, 1.4M people died of CRD in the south-east Asia region in 2008

WHO ,   (2013 )
Type / Script:
Video-Media in Nepali - नेपाली
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 WHO : World Health Organization
10.04.00  -  Environmental Health
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