LASC Vision, Mission and Purpose
To improve the quality of life for asthmatics so that all people in Louisiana live, work, play, and learn in communities that support health and optimal quality of life.
To establish a statewide collaboration that develops and implements strategies that reduce the health and economic consequences caused by asthma through evidence-based, data driven best practices.
Improve the quality of life for individuals with asthma by facilitating community collaborations; establishing an effective surveillance system; advocating for an asthma-friendly environment; and developing a comprehensive asthma education program for schools, providers, and other members of the community.
The LASC identified six priority areas that would eventually drive the development of Louisiana¡¯s statewide asthma plan to improve the health of asthma patients statewide: