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  • Updated ASCIA Guidelines for the Acute Management of Anaphylaxis
    2 July 2020: In 2020 all ASCIA anaphylaxis resources and e-training courses have been reviewed and updated, and some new resources have been developed. This includes the recently updated ASCIA Guidelines for the Acute Management of Anaphylaxis, which are now on the ASCIA web...
  • World Allergy Week 2020
    28 June to 4 July 2020: This week is World Allergy Week (28 June to 4 July 2020), a global campaign of the World Allergy Organisation (WAO), which aims to raise awareness of the impact of allergy in our communities. Whilst the global focus for this year's World Allergy Week...
  • Online allergy testing
    1 July 2020: ASCIA does NOT recommend online allergy testing. Evidence-based tests and treatments for allergic disease can greatly improve the management of allergic disease and quality of life. In contrast, the use of unscientific methods (including online allergy testing),...
  • Medical Research and the Report from the Parliamentary Inquiry into Allergies and Anaphylaxis
    Updated 1 July 2020: The Australian Government’s recognition of the importance of medical research into allergies and anaphylaxis is highlighted in the report from the Parliamentary Inquiry into Allergies and Anaphylaxis, tabled in Parliament on 15 June 2020. www.allergy.org...
  • Inquiry into Allergies and Anaphylaxis - Report Released
    Updated 1 July 2020: The Report on the Parliamentary Inquiry into Allergies and Anaphylaxis Walking the allergy tightrope - Addressing the rise of allergies and anaphylaxis in Australia was tabled on Monday 15 June 2020 in the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia. Wal...
  • New ASCIA Guide for Milk Substitutes in Cow's Milk Allergy
    15 June 2020: Breastfeeding is recommended for the multiple benefits it brings to both the mother and child. If breastfeeding is not possible, the new ASCIA Guide for Milk Substitutes in Cow's Milk Allergy can assist health professionals in recommending substitute milks when...
  • New ASCIA Eczema and Food Allergy Fast Facts
    15 June 2020: Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is an immune system disorder caused by an abnormal skin barrier, skin dryness and inflammation. People with eczema often have other allergic conditions, including food allergy. In response to requests for more informatio...
  • New and updated ASCIA COVID-19 resources
    18 May 2020: Public health measures implemented by Australian and New Zealand governments have been successful in controlling the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. This means that plans are being made in most regions to re-open schools for face to f...

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