Catching your breath; strategies to reduce environmental factors that contribute to asthma in children
Published Date:May 2003
Corporate Authors:Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (U.S.) ; Environmental Council of the States (U.S.) ; National Center for Environmental Health (U.S.) ; ... More ▼
Description:Executive Summary -- Introduction -- Vision Statement and Goals -- Action Agenda -- 1. Enhancing Coordination and Joint Action -- 2. Actions and Practices to Reduce Environmental Factors that Contribute to Childhood Asthma in Homes -- 3. Actions and Practices to Reduce Environmental Factors that Contribute to Asthma in Schools and Childcare Centers -- 4. Actions and Practices to Reduce Outdoor Environmental Factors that Contribute to Asthma -- 5. Collection, Use and Integration of Health and Environmental Data -- 6. Research -- Next Steps -- References Cited -- Appendix I: Workshop Presenters -- Appendix II: Registered Workshop Participants
"The purpose of this document is to identify steps that state health agencies and state environmental agencies can take to reduce indoor and outdoor environmental factors that contribute to asthma in children. This agenda is intended to provide a blueprint consisting of concrete, workable actions to produce results. It presents the results of a state-initiated process to generate a unified agenda. It also includes recommendations to federal funding agencies and partners." - p. 6
"A report from the working group of representatives from state health and environmental agencies".
"The process [of this study] began at the first national meeting of health and environmental agencies in San Diego on August 7-8, 2001, and continued through a series of four workshops held between May and October 2002."--P. 6.
"This project was funded through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Children's Health Protection and Office of Air and Radiation, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health."
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