The Association of Asthma Educators actively engages in Advocacy efforts on the behalf of its members in order to reduce asthma disparities and improve asthma outcomes.
Recently, AAE was a co-signer (with ALA, AAP, AAAAI and many others) in a letter that was sent to all Senators and Representatives in Washington DC to support funding for CDC’s National Asthma Control Program at $30.596 million for FY 2017. VIEW THE LETTER HERE
The increase in FY 2016 will mean two or three additional states will have the opportunity for federal funding for their state's asthma program.
AAE has been active in the Childhood Asthma Leadership Coalition (CALC) and, as such, has been instrumental in:
AAE asked key Senators to oppose the Freedom to Breathe Act, 2011, which would allow the reintroduction of Primatene Mist to the market. Download PDF of letter by clicking here.