RT Magazine

The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) this week announced the launch of the Childhood Asthma Leadership Coalition, a multisector group of advocates and experts dedicated to raising awareness and advancing public policies to improve the health of children who suffer from asthma.

SPHHS and its partners—the Merck Childhood Asthma Network Inc (MCAN), the nation’s only organization focused solely on childhood asthma; and First Focus, a bipartisan children’s advocacy organization—have established the coalition to address this growing public health challenge, which disproportionately affects low-income and minority children.

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