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Departmento de Salud De Puerto Rico

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

(787) 765-2929, ext. 4534

whernandez@salud.gov.pr

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

http://www.salud.gov.pr/Programas/ProgramaMadresNinosAdolecentes/
Pages/ProgramadeASMA.aspx

Breathing Easier in Puerto Rico [PDF - 134 KB]

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 California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Wisconsin to ensure the availability of and access to guidelines-based medical management and pharmacotherapy for all people with asthma and to address the intersection of public health and health care through funding state programs and national organizations, promoting asthma quality measures, and informing policy makers about the burden of asthma.

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