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Resources for state health and environment agencies working together to reduce asthma in children. Sponsored by ECOS.

 Childhood Asthma: Links

 Non Profit Organizations

American Lung Association - information about lung disease and programs to reduce air pollution. http://www.lungusa.org/ Very active in promoting coordinated response to asthma and providing information about triggers including air pollutants.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - assistance to persons living with asthma. http://www.aafa.org/

Allergy and Asthma Network: Mothers of Asthmatics helping others breathe easier. http://www.aanma.org/

Citizens for a Better Environment. Advocates for clean air. www.cbecal.org

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. http://www.cste.org/default.htm

National Safety Council Environmental Health Center's Asthma Resources includes clear diagrams showing effects on the lungs of asthma at http://www.nsc.org/ehc/asthma.htm

National Assembly on School-Based Health Care. Advocates for health services for children in schools to ensure a health safety net. http://www.nasbhc.org/

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. http://www.rwjf.org/index.jsp

US Federal Agencies

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Asthma resources for health care professionals. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/lung/index.htm

International Organizations

Global Initiative on Asthma. Project of the World Health Organization. http://www.ginasthma.com/

Events and Conferences

Third triennial World Asthma Conference in Chicago. July 2001. http://www.worldasthma.org/

National Tools for Schools Symposia in Washington DC. August 9-1, 2001. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/symposium.html

Launch of Healthy People 2010 -- consortium meeting. October 19, 2001. Atlanta Georgia. http://web.health.gov/healthypeople/Implementation/Consortium/Annual_Meetings/2001_consortium/default.htm

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