Asthma is a serious, costly, but controllable chronic disease. Asthma still remains a major problem in Fulton County. According to the American Lung Association, 24,657 children and nearly 55,000 adults suffer from asthma in Fulton County. In an effort to combat this problem, the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness, Division of Health Promotion has helped launch Fulton Asthma Improvement and Reduction (FAIR) coalition in May 2012 to focus on the state of asthma in Fulton County. May 2014 is almost here.
Please save the date to join us in the informational session entitled ” Asthma Awareness: Continuing to Put the Pieces Together & The Missing Piece “. This is one of the several events in Fulton County in May aimed at improving policies and reducing the health disparities associated with asthma. We are excited to identify and bring together major stakeholders, community leaders, local hospitals, asthma practitioners, medical experts, public policy makers, and grassroots organizations to share their experience with the current state of asthma care and control and to create healthy environments and achieve asthma control throughout the Fulton County. The proposed session will provide an opportunity to share perspectives on some of the most challenging issues continuing to surround asthma and identify areas that would be best addressed through a unified, cooperative and a collaborative effort.
The information session will take place on
Date: May 28, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Feel free to pass this information among your friends and colleagues. We hope that you will join us once again your schedule permitting to this important invitation. More information and an agenda will be sent out in the coming weeks.