RAMP Digest – August 19, 2010

Regional Asthma Management and Prevention (RAMP) is a collaborative that promotes strategies for reducing asthma through a broad and comprehensive approach, which includes clinical management and environmental protection. RAMP brings together diverse partners such as public health and community-based organizations, schools, medical providers, and environmental health and justice groups to join forces in reducing the burden of asthma with a focus on communities inequitably affected by the disease.

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19 August 2010

FUNDING & POLICY UPDATES

Ramp Announces the 2010-2011 Legacy Grants Selection

Update on the Demand for Higher Green House Gas Reduction Targets for the Bay Area

EVENTS

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Hosts Symposium on Climate Change; September 17th

SAVE THE DATE: Training for Pediatric Asthma Care Providers in San Francisco or Oakland/Berkeley on October 8th

STUDIES & RESOURCES

APHA Fact Sheets on How Transportation Policy Affects Health

Race and Ethnicity Still a Factor in Asthma Prevalence among Insured Children

The Impact of 100% Smoke-Free Environment Legislation on Respiratory Function among Workers in Argentina

Short-Term Effects of Particulate Matter on Respiratory Health of Asthmatic Children

Expanded Asthma Education Programs Not Costly

Why Farm Children Seem to be Protected from Hay Fever

How Asthma Influences the Daily Life of Children

Work Related Asthma Study in Australia

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