Materials from past events can continue to serve as powerful resources for asthma programs in their efforts to improve asthma management and drive strong outcomes. To view resources and presentations, select an event below.
Summits on Sustainable Financing for In-Home Asthma Care Services
Learn how leaders and experts describe the value of interventions in the homes of children with poorly controlled asthma, and how a community can identify and secure sustainable financing for in-home services, including accelerating the creation of reimbursement mechanisms through local/regional health insurance providers. Download materials from events hosted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Download materials from the annual ACCP Community Asthma Coalitions Symposium of the American College of Chest Physicians' CHEST conference, where asthma leaders discussed the latest information on asthma care and effective asthma management strategies.
MCAN State of Childhood Asthma and Future Directions Conference
In December 2006, the Merck Childhood Asthma Network (MCAN) convened The State of Childhood Asthma and Future Directions Conference to identify, discuss and recommend best practices, and assess implementation of strategies to close the gap between recommended and actual asthma treatment and management. Sixty invited participants, all respected thought leaders and authorities in childhood asthma and other relevant public health, healthcare and health policy disciplines, participated in presentations and roundtable discussions. Speakers presented two or three actionable recommendations, and through the roundtable discussions, priority best practices and recommendations surfaced.
Read the conference proceeding of the key findings and recommendations in the March 2009 supplement to Pediatrics.
Asthma Forum Archives
Download materials from the 2007-2011 Asthma Forums, where asthma leaders discussed the most effective strategies for managing asthma and achieving positive health outcomes.