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ABOUT GINA. We work with health care professionals, patient representatives, and public health officials around the world to reduce asthma prevalence, morbidity, and mortality. It is important to understand that while GINA strives to be a globally relevant voice, recommendations for asthma care need to be adapted to local conditions, resources, and services.
What does Gina mean? G ina as a girls' name is pronounced GEE-nah. Short form of names ending in -gina, such as Georgina and Regina, or of Virginia. Also a feminine form of Gene, or a variant of Jean. Independent use dates from the 1920s. Actresses Gina Lollobrigida, Geena Davis, Gena Rowlands. Also form of Eugenia. Also form of Genevieve.
The 2022 update of the Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention incorporates new scientific information about asthma based on a review of recent scientific literature by an international panel of experts on the GINA Science Committee. This comprehensive and practical resource about one of the most common chronic lung diseases worldwide contains extensive citations from the scientific literature and forms the basis for other GINA documents and programs.
Definition. The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (abbreviated GINA) is federal legislation in the United States that protects individuals against discrimination based on their personal genetic information, as it applies to health insurance and employment.