GAAPP Tools & Resources for patients worldwide

Please use the accordion menus below to access our tools. All GAAPP tools are free of use for the general public and are created solely for education, awareness, and advocacy about respiratory, allergic, and atopic diseases. Most of these resources are available in multiple languages.

Biological Medications

Educational toolkit for patients to learn, discuss, and take action to assess if biological medications could improve their disease management. Learn more

Type 2 Inflammation Patient Navigator

An interactive tool to create more awareness and to provide a deeper understanding of what eosinophil-driven or type 2 inflammation diseases are, what the potential treatment options are, and which patient organizations provide support for these diseases. Learn more

Define your Asthma

An educational tool and interactive checklist to start a conversation with your doctor about asthma. Your doctor may be able to help you better manage your condition and live your life without asthma defining you. Learn more

Asthma guide for caregivers

Sometimes, the best support you can give someone with severe asthma is encouraging them to see a doctor if they notice their asthma worsening. Discover how to learn their symptoms, spot the changes, and start that conversation. Learn more

COPD Patient Empowerment: Guides

A compilation of 6 short guides supported by scientific evidence and international standards for COPD management as a tool that allows COPD patients, their families, and caregivers to make the best decisions about their disease. Learn more

COPD Patient Empowerment: Scientific Evidence

This resource aims to support decision-making in respiratory health based on scientific evidence and the daily life of COPD patients. Our multi-stakeholder group has reviewed, selected, and synthesized 17 publications and organized them into 12 main topics. Learn more

Speak Up for COPD

The SPEAK UP FOR COPD campaign is intended to raise awareness and understanding of COPD amongst policymakers and healthcare decision-makers by amplifying the voices of patients, the COPD community and the public. Our one critical goal is to establish COPD as a public health priority. Learn more

COPD Patient Charter

An interactive tool to create more awareness and to provide a deeper understanding of what eosinophil-driven or type 2 inflammation diseases are, what the potential treatment options are, and which patient organizations provide support for these diseases. Learn more

Severe Asthma Patient Charter

An educational tool and interactive checklist to start a conversation with your doctor about asthma. Your doctor may be able to help you better manage your condition and live your life without asthma defining you. Learn more

A Charter to Fundamentally Change the Role of Oral Corticosteroids in the Management of Asthma

Globally, multiple barriers to change still exist, but specific steps have been identified to help clinicians reduce reliance on OCS. Implementing these changes will result in positive health outcomes for patients and social and economic benefits for society. Learn more

A charter to Improve Care in Eosinophil-Associated Diseases

e principles described in this charter demonstrate the core elements of quality care that people with EADs must receive, and they represent clear steps by which to reduce patient and caregiver burden and improve patient outcomes.. Learn more

GAAPP Academy

GAAPP Conducts yearly webinars in English and Spanish covering several topics to grow the capacity of patient advocacy groups and patient leaders. We have already covered 18 topics from finance management, digital health, social media, tools for advocacy, HTA, clinical trials, etc. Learn more

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Capacity Building

These capacity-building sessions were developed to provide all the patient advocacy groups working in Urticaria with the education, information, and tools that they deemed necessary to increase their capacity and grow their organizations. Three sessions were developed for the health care system, patient organization foundation, and social media. These resources are now available for everyone in several languages. Learn more

SMART Goals Worksheet

SMART goals worksheet – SMART goals can be very helpful in your strategic planning as they both prioritize outcomes of interest and also provide a mini-road map for achieving them. GAAPP has prepared the worksheet template for our members to use. Download the SMART Goals Worksheet

SWOT Analysis Worksheet

SWOT analysis worksheet – The SWOT Analysis (S-W-O-T) is a tool that can be very helpful as part of your strategic planning process. SWOT is an acronym; it stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. Thinking through each of these areas and answering related questions can help you see obstacles, opportunities and assets more clearly so you can prioritize and then create goals. Download the SWOT Analysis Worksheet

Urticaria Shared Decision-Making Tool

At GAAPP, we believe that a patient should be able to participate in all the decisions regarding their treatment and how their Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria is managed. A disease management plan that also takes into account your values, lifestyle, and the impact on your family budget. That is why we have created the Urticaria Shared Decision-Making Aid. Learn more

Clinical Trials Match Tool

GAAPP has partnered with “Antidote” to provide a simple tool to access and match with clinical trials. The tool takes into consideration not only your condition but the country and city where you are based. The clinical trials are sourced from all relevant databases, and the 60-second matching process presents the information in a simplified manner for all patients to understand. Learn more

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding how to use these tools and information, or if you request any translation in your own language, we will be happy to provide it.

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None of our tools are intended to give medical advice nor take the place of medical advice or treatment from your doctor. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.