Teach the Teacher - Children with Asthma

27th - 29th April 2019
Kuala Lumpur

A 3-tier IPCRG Teach the Teacher programme on improving diagnosis and management of children with asthma.  Funded for 100% Tier 1; 50% Tier 2 and 3.


  • Status
    • Tier 1: At the tier 1 international meeting in Kuala Lumpur, IPCRG international faculty and educational leaders from Malaysia, Singapore, Spain and the US worked together with the IPCRG master faculty to co-create a master curriculum on how to teach as well as key clinical content on diagnosis and management of children with asthma.
    • Tier 2:   20 participants ("national teachers") in Malaysia  were taught by the Malaysian master teachers using their adapted curriculum.  The Spanish team including paediatricians and our group GRAP Spain scheduled a meeting for March 2020; postponed due to COVID-19.
    • Tier 3: Malaysian national teachers have now rolled this out to the frontline, and, pre-COVID-19 were already planning for Tier 4!
  • Clinical content: national and international guidelines, Lenney et al 2018 (Thorax 2018) and 2019 (Lancet Respiratory Medicine 2019)
  • IPCRG Expert faculty
  • Funded and collaboration with GSK
  • Evaluation:
    • Participant evaluation
  • Publication: A Worldwide Charter for all children with asthma (Pediatric Pulmonology 2020)


Teach the Teacher Malaysia