“Provides best-practice, evidence-based guidance translated into practical advice for primary care health professionals.”
“A not-for-profit organisation working to improve health outcomes and quality of life for people with asthma.” National Asthma Council also has a number of inhaler technique videos, which you may find useful – click here.
“The national body representing the State-based asthma foundations in Australia and the peak advocacy body for Australians with asthma.”
“Supports all aspects of lung health, particularly COPD, based on advocacy, awareness and education.”
“TSANZ is the only health peak body representing a range of professions across various disciplines with the respiratory/sleep medicine field in Australia and New Zealand.”
“Bringing together research on how air pollution and new forms of energy affect our health.”
“The peak professional medical organisation for allergy and clinical immunology in Australia and New Zealand.”
“Has reliable and independent health and treatment information about a range of respiratory conditions.”
“The Global Initiative for Asthma works with health care professionals and public health officials around the world to reduce asthma prevalence, morbidity and mortality.”
“The European Respiratory Society is an international organisation that brings together physicians, healthcare professionals, scientists and other experts working in respiratory medicine.”
“The EAACI is an association including over 50 National Allergy Societies, as well as academicians, research investigators and clinicans”. The EAACI also publishes the “Global Atlas of Asthma”, which provides a platform for strategic planning for asthma. You can download it here.
“The Asthma Society of Canada aims to empower every child and adult in Canada with asthma to live an active and symptom-free life.”
“The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute provides global leadership for a research, training and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.”
“The American Thoracic Society improves global health by advancing research, patient care, and public health in pulmonary disease, critical illness, and sleep disorders.”
“The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma, allergies and related conditions through education, advocacy and research.“
“The Asian Pacific Society of Respirology aims to advance and promote knowledge of the respiratory system in health and disease. It strives to encourage research, improve clinical practice through teaching, increase awareness of health problems in the area and promote the exchange of knowledge among respirologists in the Asia-Pacific region.”