American Lung Association
Contact details for American Lung Association
Name: American Lung Association (ALA) Address: 61 Broadway, 6th Floor Australia Telephone: 1 800 LUNGUSA Toll Free 212-315-8700 Website: www.lungusa.org
About American Lung Association - ALA
Initially formed in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, the American Lung Foundation now combats all types of lung disease. The American Lung Foundation currently focuses on issues related to:
- tobacco control
- environmental health
American Lung Association Mission:
" to prevent lung disease and promote lung health "
The American Lung Associations programs and strategies for fighting lung disease include:
- Open Airways For Schools - an elementary school education program for children with asthma
- Advocacy Programs
- Tobacco Control - various initiatives. Teens Against Tobacco Use is one program to eliminate tobacco use among youth.
- Multicultural Programs
- Environmental Health - the American Lung Association is a leading advocate for clean air.
- Communications Programs
- Research and Professional Education