The Asthma Research Group Windsor-Essex County Inc. (ARGI) is a not-for-profit corporation leading the implementation and evaluation of the Essex County Community Care Asthma Strategy, as part of the Windsor-Essex Asthma Strategy Network (WEASN).

Total # patients seen = 2760             Total # participating physicians = 124


If you are interested in learning more, download our brochure:

Asthma Program Brochure.pdforEmail: ARGI@cogeco.ca
Phone: 519-736-2221


Delivery of the Strategy . . .
  • focuses on patient education and self-management – where patients normally receive their care – in a primary care office;
  • is interdisciplinary – patients meet with certified asthma educators in their family physician’s office, a hospital, or a clinic in the community;
  • evaluates environmental triggers in the home, workplace or school;
  • increases patient awareness of symptoms;
  • provides education on the use of medications, inhaler technique;
  • researches the development of an individualized self-management action plan;
  • generates reports for the physician / patient chart to assist in disease management.
 
Asthma Research Group Windsor-Essex County Inc.
c/o Dr. Chris Licskai, Board Chair
St. Joseph’s Health Care of London
268 Grosvenor St.
Room-B227
London, Ont.
N6A 4V2