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2017 Initiatives, Projects and Collaborations

ASCIA 2017 Conference 12-17 September - Auckland NZ

For details go to www.ascia2017.com.au   

National Allergy Strategy

For details on the progress of the following government funded projects being undertaken in partnership with Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) and other stakeholders, go to www.nationalallergystrategy.org.au :

  • National Allergy Strategy food allergy training resources for food service and community
  • National Allergy Strategy education resources for teens and young adults
  • National Allergy Strategy drug (medication) allergy resources 

New project: National Allergy Strategy shared care model for allergy

  • Seed funding for  this project has been received. 
  • The first stage of this project is the hosting of an Infant Feeding and Allergy Prevention implementation meeting in March 2017. 
Research
Food Allergy / Anaphylaxis 

Respiratory / Insect Allergy 

Drug (Medication) Allergy 

  • New ASCIA drug allergy (cephalosporin) consensus statement for clinical immunology/allergy specialists (in final stages of development)
  • New ASCIA penicillin allergy e-training module for health professionals (in final stages of development)

Primary Immunodeficiency (PID) and Autoimmunity 

  • New ASCIA PID clinical update for health professionals - now available at www.allergy.org.au/health-professionals/papers/pid
  • Revised ASCIA HAE Position Paper - now available at www.allergy.org.au/health-professionals/papers/hereditary-angioedema
  • New ASCIA immunodeficiency resources webpage (in development)
  • New and updated SCIg resources (in development)
  • TAPID face to face meeting (20-21 May 2017)
  • New ASCIA Immunodeficiency Register (in development)
  • New ASCIA PID newborn screening position paper (in development)
  • New and updated information on autoimmunity (in final stages of development)
Webpage updated May 2017

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