Puerto Rico

Partnership Activities


Partnership Activities
Grantee: Departmento de Salud De Puerto Rico
Contact: Jessica Irizarry Ramos
Asthma Project Coordinator
Telephone: (787) 765-2929
E-mail: jesirizarry@salud.pr.gov
Address: Departmento de Salud De Puerto Rico
División de Madres, Niños y Adolescentes
P. O Box 70184
San Juan, PR 00936-0184
Website: http://www.salud.gov.pr/Sobre-tu-salud/Pages/Condiciones/Asma.aspx
Asthma State Data Profile: PDF – 420 KBCdc-pdf
Funded Program: Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective
State Success Stories: Breathing Easier in Puerto Rico Cdc-pdf[PDF – 134 KB]

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