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Dia Mundial de Combate à Asma
(World Asthma Day). World Asthma Day takes place on the first Tuesday of May. The event was introduced in 1998 by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. It is estimated that more than 300 million individuals are affected worldwide. Asthma prevalence is increasing, especially among children.
Theme for 2013 was:
‘You can control your asthma’
And the sub-theme:
‘It’s time to control asthma’
WORLD ASTHMA DAY
|Asthma: an animation
||What Causes Asthma?
|Asthma Teaching Video
||World Asthma Day Video
Dia da Comunidade
Dia de Rondon
Dia do Campo
Dia do Expedicionário
Dia Nacional das Comunicações
Dia do Trabalhador Preso
Dia do Pintor
Death of poet Mário Quintana (1994)
Birth of marechal Cândido Rondon
Inauguration of the highway (Presidente Dutra) between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo
Arrival of the priests Manuel da Nóbrega and José de Anchieta in Iperoig
Creation of Escola Naval (Naval School) do Rio de Janeiro (1808)
Treaty of fluvial navigation between Brazil and Venezuela.
Birth of economist and politician Antônio Delfim Neto.
Antônio, born in São Paulo, was Minister of Treasury during the governments of general Costa e Silva (1967-69), and general Médici (1969-74). During the government of general Geisel, he was Brazilian ambassador in Paris.
Four members of the conspirators (Inconfidência Mineira) deported to Angola.
Creation of Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (UFES: Federal University of the State of Espírito Santo)
Final day of the Pan American Games in São Paulo
Biologist Luiz Fábio Silveira discovered new bird species
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015