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Puerto Rico

Partnership Activities







State Success Stories:

Funded Since:

Departmento de Salud De Puerto Rico

Wanda I. Hernández Virella, BHE, MPH
Asthma Project Coordinator

(787) 765-2929, ext. 4534

Departmento de Salud De Puerto Rico
División de Madres, Niños y Adolescentes
P. O Box 70184
San Juan, PR 00936-0184

Breathing Easier in Puerto Rico [PDF - 134 KB]

September 2003

Funded Program: Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective

Asthma State Data Profile: PDF - 420 KB

Program Description:
CDC is funding the health departments in Alabama, California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin to conduct asthma surveillance, maintain and expand partnerships, implement statewide comprehensive asthma plans with their partners, implement interventions to reduce the burden of asthma, and develop and implement an evaluation plan.