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Agencies Addressing Asthma

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Allergy and Asthma Network - Allergy & Asthma Network is a multidisciplinary community of healthcare professionals, patients, families, industry and government decision makers dedicated to improving health and quality of life for people with asthma or allergies.

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) – AAAAI is a professional organization made up of allergist/ immunologists, other medical specialists, allied health and related healthcare professionals all dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology for optimal patient care.

American Lung Association (ALA) – ALA is an organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) - In 1953, three allergists started AAFA to raise money for education and research. Now, AAFA also offers resources and advocacy for all those affected, as well as healthcare providers and policymakers. Their goal is for those with asthma and allergies to live life without limits.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – The CDC is a federal agency that conducts and supports health promotion, prevention and preparedness activities in the United States, with the goal of improving overall public health.

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – EPA an agency of the federal government of the United States which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.

Florida Asthma Coalition (FAC) – FAC ‘s mission is to reduce the overall burden of asthma, with a focus on minimizing the disproportionate impact of asthma in racial/ethnic and low-income populations, by promoting asthma awareness and disease prevention at the community level and expanding and improving the quality of asthma education, management, and services through system and policy changes.

National Environmental Education Foundation - The National Environment Education Foundation (NEEF) partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Asthma Control Program and developed a guidelines for Environmental Management of Pediatric Asthma. These guidelines equip pediatric health care providers and clinicians with knowledge and tools to manage environmental asthma triggers and intervention strategies.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) – NHLBI provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.