Esposito continued, "With the launch of the Great American Asthma Challenge, AANMA
takes its advocacy to the next level with online tools that will lead to less severe asthma symptoms, fewer hospitalizations and emergency room visits, fewer missed days of school and work and, most importantly, fewer deaths.
Nancy Sander, president and founder of AANMA
, said, "We thank Phadia for their support of Asthma Awareness Day Capitol Hill 2009.
AANMA will reinforce the message, "Asthma is not easy to self-diagnose or self-treat.
AANMA and patients will urge Congress to continue funding programs like CDC's National Asthma Control Program and EPA's Indoor Air Program in order to continue educating the public about how to control symptoms and live well with these chronic conditions.
During Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill, AANMA will bring together members of Congress and their staff, families impacted by allergy and asthma, and health care professionals, each of whom share one common goal - to end the needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions.
To join the program, simply visit the AANMA website at http://www.
About AANMA Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is a leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions.
AANMA's network of volunteer Outreach Service Coordinators (OSC), first started in 1993, includes parents, patients, asthma educators and health care professionals who participate in allergy and asthma coalitions, organize community Asthma Awareness Days, work to create or change laws supporting the rights of people with allergy and asthma, and share AANMA resources at health fairs, schools, libraries, hospitals and clinics.
The award-winning ACE program was developed by AANMA in partnership with the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI), National Association of School Nurses and the American School Health Association, sponsored by Mylan Specialty L.
Patients, families and health care professionals are invited to join AANMA at the 17[sup.
We have extensive experience creating and executing successful public relations programs for a wide range of health and wellness organizations, and are excited to help promote AANMA and increase awareness about the organizations' mission and key issues within the healthcare, medical and legislative-oriented industries and respective media while continuing to diversify our own clientele.
During Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill, AANMA will bring together Congressional members and their staff, families and healthcare professionals who all share one common goal - to end the needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions.