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Leading childhood asthma group supports federal asthma action plan to reduce disparities
Date:5/31/2012

community-based care coordination programs funded by MCAN, also spoke at the event.

White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Chair Nancy Sutley, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius headlined the event held at the Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC), which houses The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington along with other community groups.

Strategies outlined in the Action Plan include:

  • Reduce barriers to asthma care: Ensure that the populations most severely impacted by asthma receive evidence-based comprehensive care, which includes access to medical services, education and environmental interventions.
  • Build local capacity: Enhance capacity to deliver integrated, community-based asthma care systems.
  • Target services: Identify the children, families and communities most impacted by asthma disparities.
  • Accelerate prevention efforts: Increase understanding of the cause or causes of asthma and test interventions that may prevent the onset of asthma.


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Contact: Kimberly Wise
kwise@ccapr.com
202-609-6015
The Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc.
Source:Eurekalert

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