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   Andrew's Asthma Attack

Andrew Tait has made a decision to make a real difference and raise funds for asthma by completing 8 runs totalling over 100kms in 2014! 

He completed the Mother's Day Classic and now has his eyes set on The Age Run Melbourne half marathon on Sunday 27th July! 
Read Andrew's Story here and Donate to his Asthma Attack! Go Andrew, GO!

   Are you fire ready?

Fire and Smoke Emergency Kit

For people who live in bushfire prone areas, The Asthma Foundation in conjunction with Dane Taylor Technologies Pty Ltd, has developed an emergency kit for families. The kit includes an asthma bumbag, spacer, information and a Fair Air Fire mask with 2 filter pads. The Fair Air Fire Mask is the first highly fire resistant, reusable respirator that has a filter with life of at least ten washes. 

The kit can be purchased from the Online Store for $90 including GST+ postage and handling.

   Latest News

12-25 year olds - We Need Your Help!


A shout out to young people with asthma aged 12 to 25. We need your help to better understand the experiences, health and wellbeing of young people with asthma in Australia. If you are aged 12 to 25, have asthma and live in Australia, we want to hear from you. Please complete the survey and you can go into the draw to win an iPad or iTunes vouchers! Closes 31st July 2014


Fundraising with Entertainment

Entertainment book membership or new digital membership is now available. 

Order your new 2014 | 2015 Melbourne Entertainment™ Membership from The Asthma Foundation of Victoria and 20% of your Membership purchase contributes to helping people live well with asthma!
Order yours here!


Recycle your inhalers!


The Complete the Cycle Inhaler Recycling and Recovery Scheme encourages patients to return empty respiratory inhalers to participating pharmacies for recycling, in order to help reduce the environmental impact of disposed inhalers. For a list of all 39 Chemmart Chemists in Victoria participating or more information please click here!

   Acknowledgement of the land

The Asthma Foundation of Victoria acknowledges the Elders, families and forebears of the Wurundjeri tribe of The Kulin Nation who were the custodians of the land in which the Foundation stands for many centuries.

   Participants Wanted

Participants Wanted 

Telehealth for optimising asthma management during pregnancy. 

Monash University would like to hear from you if you are:
● 18 years or above                 

● In 1st or 2nd trimester of pregnancy      
● Can speak English                
● Use asthma medications for the last 12 months
          


For more information about the study and what it involves, send an email to  Elida.Zairina@monash.edu or call on 03 9903 9025.

Study approved by Monash University, Mercy Hospital for Women and The Royal Women’s Hospital ethics

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