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Asthma and Smoking Prevention Project

 

Overview

This study involved a peer-lead education program aimed at improving asthma outcomes and preventing smoking in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. It is based on the Adolescent Asthma Action Program or Triple A Program with an added smoking prevention component.

The project aimed to:

Abstract adapted from Menzies School of Health Research

Contacts

Gabrielle McCallum
Project Manager
Menzies School of Health Research
Email: gabrielle.mccallum@menzies.edu.au

Related publications

McCallum GB, Chang AB, Wilson CA, Petsky HL, Saunders J, Pizzutto SJ, Choo Su S, Shah S (2017)

Feasibility of a peer-led asthma and smoking prevention project in Australian schools with high Indigenous youth.

Frontiers in Pediatrics; 5: 33

Retrieved 2 March 2017 from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5332358/#

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Last updated: 13 September 2017
 
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