Kansas is currently not funded under CDC’s National Asthma Control Program, but you may contact the following for information about asthma-related activities in the state.

State Asthma Contact

Contact Information
Contact: Ghazala Perveen, MBBS, Ph.D., MPH
Telephone: (785) 296-1949
E-mail: ghazala.perveen@ks.gov
Address: Director of Science and Surveillance/Health Officer II
KS BRFSS and ACBS Director
KDHE, Bureau of Health Promotion
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 230
Topeka, KS 66612-1274
Website: http://www.kdheks.gov/External
Kansas Asthma Burden Report: http://www.kdheks.gov/bhp/download/Asthma_burden.pdf Cdc-pdf[PDF – 746 KB]External

Program Description:
CDC is funding the health departments in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, 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.

Page last reviewed: December 4, 2009