142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Involvement of APMI Key Partners

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 : 9:10 AM - 9:30 AM

Brenda A. Leath, MHSA, PMP , National Consortium for African American Children, Washington, DC
The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA), Inc.’s 2010-2014 Asthma Prevention and Management Initiative (APMI) was a public and private partnership launched by the Sorority.  APMI engaged multiple federal agencies, national organizations, and a corporation in various aspects of its development and implementation across nine AKA domestic regions.  The partners included the:  1) Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) /National Institutes of Health- (Lead Partner); 2) National Consortium for African American Children, Inc. (NCAAC); 3) National Head Start Association (NHSA); 4) American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI); 5) Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA); 6)American Nurses Association (ANA); 7) American Lung Association (ALA); 8) American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP); 9) Merck Childhood Asthma Network (MCAN); 10) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); and 11) Quest Diagnostics. This presentation highlights how technology was used to facilitate collaborative programming nationally, regionally, and locally to address asthma—a public health problem of national and international significance.

Learning Areas:

Program planning

Learning Objectives:
Describe technology-supported knowledge transfer and information dissemination activities used in the APMI as part of community-based asthma prevention and management activities. Explain how APMI partner information systems helped to improve health literacy and access to specialty care for asthma treatment in national, regional, and local programs. Discuss opportunities for future exploration of expanded data management systems in prospective program replication efforts.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: tba
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.