GEPRAPS is located at the ABC University Health Center / ABC Medical School on the premises of the Center for the Study of Collective Health - CESCO, located at Av. Lauro Gomes, 2000 - Vila Sacadura Cabral, Santo André - SP, 09060-870, São Paulo Brazil. Phones: (11) 4427-7519. Our email contact: gepraps [at] cesco [dot] com [dot] br

Facebook: Gepraps - Grupo de Estudo e Pesquisa Respiratória na APS

Asthma and COPD Prevalence

Asthma Prevalence1 - 3.66%

COPD Prevalence1 - 3.89%

1 Prevalence and attributable health burden of chronic respiratory diseases, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

GEPRAPS - Respiratory Study and research group in primary health care

Coordinators :

Sonia Maria Martins

Jonatas Bezerra Leônio: vice coordinator


GEPRAPS work in partnership with the PROAR Foundation




In June 2023, GEPRAPS held a 'Caminhasma' (walk with asthma) in João Pessoa, engaging 400 colleagues and members of the public. See the pictures below!

Brazil Member

Breathe Well Policy Brief - Brazil