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Official U.S. World Asthma Day Press Conference:

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Air date: Wednesday, May 3, 2000, 11:00:00 AM
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Category: Conferences
Runtime: 00:50:27
Description: May 3, 2000 marks the second annual World Asthma Day, and more than 80 countries across the globe will observe it with special events. The official U.S. World Asthma Day event will be held in Washington, DC. Co-sponsored by the NHLBI and NLM, along with the Office of the Mayor, District of Columbia, and the Washington, D.C. Asthma Coalition, it will focus on the high prevalence of asthma in the U.S., especially in inner-city communities like the District of Columbia, and steps to curb it. The program will be hosted by NHLBI Director Dr. Claude Lenfant. Other participants include NLM Director Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg, D.C. Department of Health Director Dr. Ivan Walks, and Grammy Award-winning Rap Artist and Asthmatic Coolio, Children from a Washington, D.C. School Asthma Club will perform a skit and sing a song to celebrate their ability to control their asthma.
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NLM Title: Official U.S. World Asthma Day press conference [electronic resource]
Series: Official US World Asthma Day press conference
Author: National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
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Other Title(s): Official US World Asthma Day press conference
Abstract: (CIT): May 3, 2000 marks the second annual World Asthma Day, and more than 80 countries across the globe will observe it with special events. The official U.S. World Asthma Day event will be held in Washington, DC. Co-sponsored by the NHLBI and NLM, along with the Office of the Mayor, District of Columbia, and the Washington, D.C. Asthma Coalition, it will focus on the high prevalence of asthma in the U.S., especially in inner-city communities like the District of Columbia, and steps to curb it. The program will be hosted by NHLBI Director Dr. Claude Lenfant. Other participants include NLM Director Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg, D.C. Department of Health Director Dr. Ivan Walks, and Grammy Award-winning Rap Artist and Asthmatic Coolio, Children from a Washington, D.C. School Asthma Club will perform a skit and sing a song to celebrate their ability to control their asthma.
Subjects: Asthma--epidemiology
Asthma--prevention & control
Public Health Practice
United States--epidemiology
Publication Types: Webcasts
Rights: This is a work of the United States Government. No copyright exists on this material. It may be disseminated freely.
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NLM Classification: WF 553
NLM ID: 101267458
CIT Live ID: 291
Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?10072