AAFA Celebrates Major Advocacy Win! Congress Passes School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act, H.R. 2468
December 17, 2020 19:13 ET | Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Washington D.C., Dec. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Congress passed H.R. 2468, the School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act. This bipartisan bill will help millions of U.S....
AAFA Applauds Senate Version of FASTER Act Passage
December 09, 2020 15:09 ET | Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Washington D.C., Dec. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Senate passed its version of the FASTER Act, S.3451. The FASTER acronym stands for Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, and Research Act. This...
AAFA CEO and President, Kenneth Mendez Tapped for 2021 National Health Council Board of Directors
December 08, 2020 18:05 ET | Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Washington D.C., Dec. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is pleased to announce its CEO and president, Kenneth Mendez has been elected to the 2021...
AAFA Responds to New Updates of Federal Asthma Management Guidelines
December 03, 2020 13:13 ET | Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Washington D.C., Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 2020 Focused Updates to the Asthma Management Guidelines produced by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the new script that will help...
AAFA Praises U.S. House Passage of the FASTER Act
November 17, 2020 21:34 ET | Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Washington D.C., Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2117. Named the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, and Research Act, it is easier known as the FASTER...
AAFA Receives CDC Funding Award to Improve Asthma Care and Outcomes for At-Risk Populations Through Comprehensive Community Health Interventions
October 29, 2020 14:49 ET | Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Washington D.C., Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is spearheading yet another new venture geared toward improving health outcomes for our...
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and IMPACT DC Partner on Bridging Health Disparities Gap
October 08, 2020 13:22 ET | Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Washington D.C., Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the United States, the burden of asthma falls disproportionately on poor, low-wealth, and minority populations. Decades of research and public...
AAFA Rolls Out National Roadmap to Address Serious Asthma Disparities Impacting Black and Hispanic Americans
September 16, 2020 09:00 ET | Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Washington D.C., Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new, comprehensive report from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) shows stubbornly persistent disparities in asthma for Black...
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) Appoints Melanie Carver Chief Mission Officer
August 06, 2020 08:53 ET | Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Washington, D.C., Aug. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is excited to announce Melanie Carver has been named Chief Mission Officer of the...
AAFA Unveils “COVID-19 and Asthma Toolkit for Schools”
July 01, 2020 14:20 ET | Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Washington D.C., July 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) released a comprehensive guide, the “COVID-19 and Asthma Toolkit for Schools” to help educators...