Asthma Canada Publications
Asthma Canada regularly develops educational resources for electronic and print. These materials are meant to educate and inform the general public on issues relating to asthma and proper asthma management. All of our resources are available to download in PDF format. To order print copies, please fill out this order form and fax or mail it back. Asthma Canada resources are available free of charge for Canadians. For more information or to order by phone, call us toll-free at 1-866-787-4050.
COVID-19 and Asthma - Health Recommendations for People with Asthma
Updated April 7, 2020 French translation coming soon.
Le COVID-19 et l’asthme — Conseil de santé pour les personnes qui ont de l’asthme
Mis à jour le 19 mars 2020
Living Well with Asthma as an Older Adult
Asthma Canada is pleased to provide this comprehensive guide to living with asthma as an older adult as part of the Breathe Easy (TM) series developed to provide Canadians with current and accurate information on asthma management. This booklet is designed for older adults to best understand asthma so they can ask the right questions to get the best care possible. [English] [French]
My Asthma Action Plan
An Asthma Action Plan is a strategy that you can use to identify when your asthma may be flaring up and how to manage your asthma when it gets out of control. Studies have shown that having a written agreement with your doctor helps you manage your asthma at home. Print a copy and take with you when you see your healthcare provider so you can fill it out together. [English] [French]
Severe Asthma Patient Charter
Six guiding principles set out to define what people with Severe Asthma should expect for the management of their disease and what should constitute a basic standard of care, in line with the latest science and best practice understanding from existing severe asthma care services.
Breathe Easy™ Quarterly Newsletters
Published quarterly, our e-newsletter is an excellent source of information and practical tips for people living with asthma and their caregivers. It provides updates on current Canadian asthma research, information on new treatments, tips to manage asthma triggers and how to avoid them, and seasonal tips and reminders. Join ACMA to receive our free e-newsletter today!
Breathe Easy™: Self Advocacy Guide for Canadians with Asthma
A handbook which will help guide you through complex healthcare systems and learn about the people who can help you control your asthma. [English]
Asthma Canada: Who We Are
Asthma Canada supports the 3 million Canadians living with asthma through advocacy, research and education and resources. [English]
Walking a Good Walk with Asthma
Discusses the common allergic and non-allergic triggers and steps that can be taken to control your asthma. This workbook has been designed for First Nations community members and has information specifically relevant to these communities. [English]
Severe Asthma: The Canadian Patient Journey
Our study, Severe Asthma: The Canadian Patient Journey revealed the social, financial and health impacts of Severe Asthma on the lives of Canadians. This landmark study is now used to educate, raise awareness and advocate on behalf of the estimated 150,000 – 250,000 Canadians living with Severe Asthma. English Full Report | Executive Summary French Full Report | Executive Summary
Guide for Reducing Allergens and Irritants in the Home
Minimising exposure to triggers is an excellent way to prevent asthma and allergy exacerbations. Included are tips and suggestions to limiting triggers for better asthma control. [English]
Taking Control of Your Asthma
Asthma Canada and McMaster University are pleased to provide you with this new interactive e-Learning module that consists of animations and illustrations to help you understand how to Take Control of Your Asthma.