Dr. Wendy Osefo with daughter in hospital; Wendy Osefo and daughter outside; Wendy Osefo and family celebrating birthday party

Asthma Awareness Month 2022 with Dr. Wendy Osefo

May is Asthma Awareness Month, and NEEF has teamed up with Dr. Wendy Osefo to raise awareness for pediatric asthma. As the mother of a child with asthma, Dr. Osefo knows firsthand how undiagnosed asthma can turn into a traumatic health emergency. Hear her story on Instagram (embedded at right).

With an estimated six million children in the US fighting asthma, it's likely that you or someone you know has been affected. Undiagnosed asthma is a serious issue and environmental triggers of asthma are all around us. 

NEEF's pediatric asthma initiative provides free tools and training to help pediatricians and nurses identify and manage environmental asthma triggers and help keep children out of the emergency room.

During the month of May, Dr. Osefo is fundraising to support NEEF and help get these vital resources into the hands of pediatricians and child health providers around the country. By donating to NEEF, we can help prevent this from happening to someone you love! 


6 million children in the US are fighting asthma, school nurses can be the first ones to recognize symptoms, 1 school nurse can provide health care for up to 1,000 students. NEEF has trained 1,115 school nurses.

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