o Promote improved quality of life for patients through understanding of the illness and how to control them.
o Be an advocate for sufferers from asthma and other allergic diseases and their families.
o Educate the community about the prevalence and implications of allergic and immunologic diseases.
o Encourage continuous education among health professionals about asthma and other allergic diseases.
o Support effective, comprehensive, and medically appropriate treatment including open access to all prescribed medications.
o Encourage physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals to volunteer time for the care of economically deprived individuals who have asthma and other allergic diseases.
o Support scientific research of asthma and allergic diseases.
Support national efforts to gain better control over the disease through education, research, and service programs.
Mission: The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Greater Kansas City Chapter (AAFA-KC) is committed to enhancing and saving the lives of asthma and allergy sufferers through support, advocacy, education, research and access to treatment.
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