- Asthma is NOT a contagious disease.
- Asthmatics on regular treatment can work and exercise normally.
- Asthma inhalers are NOT addictive.
The NAEP is the National Asthma Education Programme, a non-profit organisation that disseminates impartial information about asthma. Membership for the public is free.
Professional members of the NAEP include doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, medical technologists, pharmacists and pharmacy industry members.
All Breathe Free clinic sisters, pharmacists and doctors are accredited with the S.A. Certificate for Asthma Care, an intensive qualification, provided by the NAEP.