RAMP Tools & Publications

Reducing Asthma Disparities by Addressing Environmental Inequities: A Case Study of Regional Asthma Management and Prevention’s Advocacy Efforts
Family and Community Health: The Journal of Health Promotion and Maintenance featured RAMP’s work as part of a supplement dedicated to “translating processes of change and attributing improved health outcomes to social determinants of health programs.”

Regional Asthma Management and Prevention in California
In Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology, authors “describe the work of Regional Asthma Management and Prevention (RAMP) in developing a comprehensive model for reducing the burden of asthma through the integration of clinical management and environmental protection.

Technical Assistance Resources
RAMP has consistently assisted local asthma coalitions with strategic planning, program implementation, evaluation, and problem solving. To make this technical assistance more readily available, RAMP has compiled a set of resources in the areas that technical assistance is most often requested.

CAFA Briefing Kit
The Community Action to Fight Asthma (CAFA) Briefing Kit was developed as a tool to educate decision-makers about the problem of asthma and the need for environmental policy changes.

Asthma Action Plans
This plan is a key part of clinical asthma management, and follows the guidelines set forth by the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) in the National Institutes for Health.

Schools and Child Care
Asthma Environmental Intervention Guide for School-Based Health Centers
This guide describes the types of interventions that SBHC staff can initiate or support to reduce exposure to environmental asthma triggers.

Asthma in 15
This PowerPoint presentation and handout are designed to make it easy for school staff to understand asthma management and emergency situations.

Breathing Easier
The case study report focuses on schools that found the switch to certified green cleaners to be not only feasible but successful.

Green Cleaning In Schools: A Guide for Advocates
This guide provides information and strategic guidance on how parents, students, and other advocates can work with their school district and others to improve IAQ by switching to certified green cleaning products.

Bleach Exposure in Child Care Settings: Strategies for Elimination or Reduction
The San Francisco Asthma Task Force, with support from RAMP, identified bleach-free disinfectants and sanitizers that do not act as a strong irritant that exacerbates asthma symptoms or causes new asthma cases.

San Francisco Bay Area County Housing Resource Guides
These six easy-to-use guides outlining governmental and community based resources to address substandard conditions in rental housing.