Asthma is a serious chronic disease of the lungs that is caused by swelling in the airways. Asthma cannot be cured, but can be controlled with proper care and treatment. People with asthma can live normal, active lives.
The Office of Health Data and Research manages the Mississippi Asthma Surveillance System, a federally-funded program to coordinate asthma control efforts in the state.
The MSDH Asthma Program is a federally-funded effort to coordinate asthma control efforts in the state, including:
The Asthma Coalition of Mississippi organizes persons and groups interested in asthma control and education efforts. The Coalition, the American Lung Association of Mississippi, and MSDH have also developed the State Asthma Plan
MSDH Asthma Program
Office of Health Data & Research
570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive
Jackson, MS 39216
Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm