Asthma Resources (Childhood)

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that makes it harder to move air in and out of your lungs. It can start at any age. The airways in the lungs are more sensitive when exposed to certain triggers (things that make your asthma worse). 

Webinars: Access our experts presentations here. Recommended: Watch a recording of our Annual World Asthma Day Talk 2021 here. BC medical experts address the latest findings on asthma diagnosis and treatment for children/adults.

What You Should Know: Download information in EnglishChinese, and Punjabi.

Video Guide for Parents & Caregivers: Watch the video guide here.

Action Plans: Our asthma action plans for children (ages 1-5 and 6-18)help patients take control of their asthma, know when to adjust their medications and decide when to seek urgent care. Well-controlled asthma can reduce hospitalizations, emergency visits, urgent physician visits and missed school days.

Pediatric Asthma Clinics: Find a comprehensive BC listing here. 

Page Last Updated: 14/11/2021