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  • AIFA 2022 research grants announced
    The Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia (AIFA) research grants for 2022 were announced at the  ASCIA 2022 Conference AIFA Research Symposium, which also featured presentations by 2020 AIFA grant recipients. To read more go to www.allergyimmunology.org.au/news/aifa-announces-grant-recipients-for-2022...
  • ASCIA AGM 2022
    The ASCIA Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022 was held on Friday 2nd September, and Minutes are available here www.allergy.org.au/members/ascia-agm We welcome A/Prof Theresa Cole as the new ASCIA President and thank Prof Michaela Lucas for her excellent leadership as the...
  • ASCIA 2022 Conference Report
    The ASCIA 2022 Conference was a highly successful hybrid event which was held from Tuesday 30th August to Friday 2nd September, with in-person participation in Melbourne. The conference attracted more than 600 registered delegates, with around 60 per cent of delegates...
  • Anapen® now approved for 3 seconds
    The time for Anapen® adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors to be held in place has now been approved for 3 seconds (reduced from 10 seconds) by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). Whilst the time has reduced from 10 to 3 seconds, Anapen® devices have not changed...
  • Launch of National Allergy Council and National Allergy Centre of Excellence
    In a major step towards addressing Australia’s allergy epidemic, the Hon. Ged Kearney MP, Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, alongside allergy experts, has launched two world-first allergy organisations at a media event on Wednesday 31st August 2022 in Melbourne,...
  • Improved access to ASCIA website information
    The ASCIA team works with ASCIA member committees and working parties to review, update and develop world leading, accessible, consistent and evidence based online resources, education and training, to support ASCIA members, other health professionals, patients, carers and the...
  • New Food Allergy Course for Residential Care
    A new food allergy training course for staff working with vulnerable people in a variety of residential care settings has been developed as part of the National Allergy Strategy. The course is intended for staff working in aged care and other residential care, transitional...
  • New ASCIA Radiocontrast Media Position Statement
    The new ASCIA Radiocontrast Media Position Statement for health professionals is available at https://www.allergy.org.au/hp/drug-allergy/radiocontrast-media Radiocontrast media (RCM) are a group of medical drugs used to improve the visibility of internal organs and...
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